Belgian Composer and Violinist Henri Vieuxtemps Was Born on this Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian composer and violinist Henri Vieuxtemps was born on this day in 1820

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Belgian composer and violinist Henri Vieuxtemps was born on this day in 1820.

A protege of Charles de Bériot, he is remembered as one of the celebrated violin virtuosi of the 19th Century.

His major contributions to the string repertoire include 7 violin concertos, 2 cello concertos, 3 string quartets, a viola sonata – and a variety of virtuosic show pieces.

VC ARTIST NIKITA BORISOGLEBSKY | VIEUXTEMPS | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.5 | CLEMES SCHULDT & MARIINSKY THEATRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

 

 

DAVID NADIEN | VIEUXTEMPS | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.5 | 2ND MVT 

 

LEILA JOSEFOWICZ | VIEUXTEMPS | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.5 | 2ND & 3RD MVTS | LA PHILHARMONIC | 12 YEARS OLD 

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