In my career as a professional orchestral violinist, I have had the opportunity to accompany a great many musical artists of world renown. I have listed a selection of them below.
Note: Inclusion and ordering reflect my estimation of each artist's level of fame; this does not necessarily accord with my personal preferences.
In the classical realm........
Singers including Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli, Kiri Te Kanawa, Marilyn Horne, Frederica Von Stade, Roberta Peters, Jerome Hines, William Warfield, Renée Fleming, Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson, Justino Diaz, and Helen Donath
Pianists including Van Cliburn, Leon Fleisher, Alicia de Larrocha, Victor Borge, André Watts, Jorge Bolet, Philippe Entremont, Misha Dichter, Horacio Gutiérrez, Lang Lang, Leonard Pennario, Christopher O'Riley, Richard Goode, Yefim Bronfman, Abbey Simon, and Freddy Kempf
Violinists including Itzhak Perlman, Henryk Szeryng, Joshua Bell, Midori (one rehearsal), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Cho-Liang Lin, Nigel Kennedy, Gil Shaham, Jaime Laredo, Kyung-Wha Chung, Elmar Oliveira, and Joseph Silverstein
Cellists including Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Harrell, Sharon Robinson, Ralph Kirshbaum, and Carter Brey
Flutists including James Galway and Eugenia Zukerman
Hornists including Barry Tuckwell
Clarinetists including Richard Stoltzman
Guitarists including Los Romeros and Christopher Parkening
Dancers including Rudolf Nureyev and The Martha Graham Dance Company
Narrators including Werner Klemperer
...and popular musical entertainers including...
Bob Hope, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Johnny Mathis, Carol Channing, Mel Tormé, Dionne Warwick, Kenny Rogers, Jerry Lewis, Rosemary Clooney, James Taylor, Henry Mancini, Doc Severinsen, Rita Moreno, Tammy Wynette, Rich Little, Skitch Henderson, Burt Bacharach, The Moody Blues, Cleo Laine, Donald O'Connor, Chet Atkins, The Temptations, Dave Brubeck, Peter Nero, Bobby McFerrin, José Feliciano, Marvin Hamlisch, The Four Tops, Ray Price, Toni Tennille, Joel Grey, Vikki Carr, Ben Vereen, Garrison Keillor, The Lettermen, Marni Nixon, Cathy Rigby, Sandy Duncan, Emmylou Harris, Joey Heatherton, Larry Gatlin, The Canadian Brass, Janie Fricke, Billy Taylor, Luis Miguel, Johnny Green, and Emilio Navaira