ON THIS DAY | Composer & Violinist Henri Vieuxtemps Was Born in 1820

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

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

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.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hF2WXGTTrlM&showinfo=0&autohide=1

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