Violinist & Composer Pablo de Sarasate Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Spanish violin virtuoso and composer Pablo de Sarasate was born on this day in 1844 – 174 years ago

426

Spanish violin virtuoso and composer Pablo de Sarasate was born on this day in 1844 – 174 years ago.

Remembered as one of the most celebrated virtuosi of the 19th Century, he premiered a number of repertoire cornerstones, including: Lalo’s ‘Symphonie Espagnole’, Saint-Saens’ ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’ and 3rd Violin Concerto, Bruch’s ‘Scottish Fantasy’, Wieniawski’s 2nd Violin Concerto – and a large body of his own bravura works, including: ‘Carmen Fantasy’, ‘Zigeunerweisen’, ‘Zapateado’, ‘Introduction et Tarantella’, ‘Malagueña y Habanera’ and ‘Romanza Andaluza.’

VC RISING STAR KEVIN MIURA | SARASATE | CARMEN FANTASY | 2016 JUNIOR MENUHIN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE | 13 YEARS OLD

 

 

Comments

comments