FLASHBACK FRIDAY | David Oistrakh – 1935 Wieniawski International Violin Competition [AUDIO]

Incredible 1935 archival recital of the then 27 year old David Oistrakh performing in the inaugural Wieniawski International Violin Competition

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David Oistrakh

Incredible 1935 archival recital of the then 27 year old David Oistrakh performing in the inaugural Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in Warsaw.

Oistrakh was awarded 2nd prize – with 1st prize famously presented to the then 16 year old Ginette Nevue.

Programme includes: Dvorak’s ‘Slavonic Dance No. 8’, ‘Schumann’s ‘Widmung’, Townsend’s ‘Lullaby’, Wolf’s ‘Verborgenheit’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Meditation’ – with collaborative pianist Vsievolod Topilin.

DAVID OISTRAKH & VSIEVOLOD TOPILIN | 1935 WIENIAWSKI INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION

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