Italian violin virtuoso and composer Giovanni Battista Viotti died on this day in 1824.
Viotti is remembered in history as the teacher of Pierre Rode, Pierre Baillot, Rodolphe Kreutzer – and Paganini’s mentor, August Duranowski.
Viotti’s contributions to the string repertoire include 29 Violin Concertos.
VC ARTIST BENJAMIN BEILMAN & YEKWON SUNWOO | VIOTTI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 22 | 1ST MVT | CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER