About Joshua Bell
Internationally known violinist Joshua Bell has performed with all the major orchestras and is proficient in the works of Beethoven, Lalo, Tchaikovsky, and Wieniawski. Born in Indiana in 1967, he is known for both his contemporary and classical repertoire. By the age of 14, he had made his professional debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra. In 1981, he won the Seventeen Magazine/General Motors competition. From there, he earned appearances with several orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the London Symphony Orchestra. He has performed under such renowned conductors as Charles Dutoit, James Levine, Franz Welser-Most, Vladimir Ashkenazy, and Herbert Blomstedt.
BORNDecember 9, 1967