Viva Health Starlight Gala featuring Itzhak Perlman
May 21, 2017 in Birmingham , AL
After 20 years, Itzhak Perlman returns to the ASC stage as the 2017 VIVA HEALTH Starlight Gala Host. Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Having performed with every major orchestra and leading concert hall around the globe, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music. Itzhak Perlman has been honored with 16 GRAMMY® Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Genesis Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest honor, granted by President Obama in 2015.