ON THIS DAY | Violinist Max Rostal Was Born in 1905

A student of Carl Flesch, he is remembered as one of the eminent violin virtuosi of the 20th century

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Max Rostal

Rostal premiered a number of important works, including Alan Bush's Violin Concerto and Benjamin Frankel's first Solo Sonata. He was also a professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and taught at Berlin's Hochschule für Musik.

He played on a Guarneri del Gesu that is now owned by the Stradivari Society.

 

MAX ROSTAL | BEETHOVEN | ROMANCE IN F MAJOR | WALTER GOEHR & WINTERTHUR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1952