VC HIDDEN GEMS | Italian Violin Virtuoso, Salvatore Accardo

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This week The Violin Channel explores the recordings of Italian violin virtuoso, Salvatore Accardo.

Now 74 years old, Maestro Accardo is a former 1st prize winner at the Geneva and Paganini International Violin Competitions – and is widely respected as one of the greatest exponents of the 20th Century Italian School.

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | MILSTEIN | PAGANINIANA

He has produced an extensive recording discography, premiered a number of important new works – including compositions by Salvatore Sciarrino, Franco Donatoni, Ástor Piazzolla and Iannis Xenakis – and holds the distinguished honour of being the first person in history to record all 6 Paganini Violin Concerti.

For much of his performance career, Maestro Accardo has concertized on the 1727 ‘Hart ex Francescatti’ Stradivarius.

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | VARIATIONS ON ‘NEL COR PIU NON MI SENTO’ FOR SOLO VIOLIN | 1972

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | TCHAIKOVKSY VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2ND MVT | DIADIURA | UKRAINE PHILHARMONIC

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | DEBUSSY | MINSTRELS | 19 YEARS OLD |1960

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO & BRUNO CANINO | MOZART SONATA FOR VIOLIN & PIANO IN B FLAT MAJOR KV 372

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | PAGANINI | SOLO CAPRICE NO. 24

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | PAGANINI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 6 | 3RD MVT | CHARLES DUTOIT | LONDON PHILHARMONIC

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | PAGANINI | LA CAMPANELLA

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | MENDELSSOHN | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | PAGANINI | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | 1ST MVT | CHARLES DUTOIT | LONDON PHILHARMONIC

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | BACH | VIOLIN PARTITA NO. 2 IN D MINOR BWV 1004 | CHACONNE

 

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SALVATORE ACCARDO | TARTINI | DEVIL’S TRILL SONATA

 

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