ON THIS DAY | Violin Pedagogue Carl Flesch Was Born On This Day in 1873

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Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Carl Flesch was born on this day in 1873.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTKCYjHXRBQ&showinfo=0&autohide=1 CARL FLESCH & IGNACE STRASFOGEL | PAGANINI | CAPRICE NO.20 (ARR....

American Violinist Robert Mann Was Born On This Day in 1920 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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American violinist, composer and conductor Robert Mann was born on this day in 1920 - 98 years ago. A student of Edouard Dethier, he was a founding...

Today is VC Young Artist Sarah Christian’s 29th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is German violin virtuoso, VC Artist Sarah Christian’s 29th birthday. A graduate of the Academy of Music Hanns Eisler and University of Mozarteum Salzburg, where she studied...

ON THIS DAY| Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor Premiered in 1845

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Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64 premiered on this day in 1845. The first performance was given by German violinist Ferdinand David,...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Arthur Grumiaux Died On This Day in 1986

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Belgian violin virtuoso and pianist Arthur Grumiaux died on this day in 1986 – aged 65. A student of Alfred Dubois and George Enescu, he is remembered as...

Today is Japanese Conductor Seiji Ozawa's 84th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa’s 84th birthday! One of the greatest conductors of the past Century, Maestro Ozawa has served principal conducting positions with...

Tchaikovsky's 'Valse-Scherzo' Premiered On This Day in 1878 [ON THIS DAY]

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Tchaikovsky's violin showpiece, Valse-Scherzo Op. 34 premiered on this day in 1878 – 140 years ago. The first performance was given by Polish violin virtuoso, Stanislaw Barcewicz. The Valse-Scherzo is...

Violinist Joseph Joachim Was Born On This Day in 1931 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Joseph Joachim was born on this day in 1831. Dying in 1907, Joachim is remembered as one of the most...

German-Born Conductor Kurt Masur Was Born On This Day in 1927 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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German conductor Kurt Masur was born on this day in 1927. Widely respected as one of the most eminent conductors of all time, Maestro Masur...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Willi Boskovsky Died in 1991

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Austrian violinist and conductor Willi Boskovsky died on this day in 1991 at the age of 81. Maestro Boskovsky served as Concertmaster of the Vienna...

Russian Composer Alexander Glazunov Died On This Day in 1936 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Russian composer Alexander Glazunov died on this day in 1936 - aged 70. His signature works include ballets ‘The Seasons’ and ‘Raymonda’, his 4th, 5th...

German Composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann Was Born On This Day - 100 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Avant-garde postmodern West German composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann was born on this day in 1918 – exactly a century ago. Dying in 1970, Zimmermann’s signature...

ON THIS DAY | Happy 17th Birthday, VC Young Artist Yesong Sophie Lee!

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyYfeha9e30 VC YOUNG ARTIST YESONG SOPHIE LEE | BEETHOVEN | ROMANCE IN F | RUNE BERGMANN & CALGARY PHILHARMONIC | 2020

Violinist Max Rostal Died On This Day in 1991 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Austrian-born violinist Max Rostal died on this day in 1991 – aged 86. A student of Carl Flesch, he is remembered as one of the eminent...

ON THIS DAY | German Composer Richard Strauss Born in 1864

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German Romantic composer Richard Strauss was born on this day in 1864. He is most well known for his orchestral tone poems, prominently "Death and...

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