Canadian violin virtuoso Corey Cerovsek performing the Elgar Violin Concerto - with conductor Theodore Kuchar and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. Recorded live on 7th of
Today is Canadian violinist Corey Cerovsek’s 45th birthday! A recognised child prodigy, he made his professional debut aged just 9 - and graduated from Indiana University,
Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari died on this day in 1737 – 278 years ago. A protege of Nicolo Amati, it is estimated that Stradivari made approximately 1100 string instruments in his lifetime - with around 650 having survived today. But who now plays on which?