Soviet violin virtuoso Boris Goldstein was born on this day in 1922.
Dying in 1987, he was a former prize winner at the Wieniawski and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions – and was once singled out by Jascha Heifetz as the USSR’s most talented young violinist.
Maestro Goldstein’s notable students included Zakhar Bron.
BORIS GOLDSTEIN | WIENIAWSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.1 | 3RD MVT | KIRILL KONDRASHIN & USSR STATE SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA | 1949
Art of Boris Goldstein |2 CDs|
Brahms & Franck Violin Sonatas
Boris Goldstein, Violin
Julia Goldstein, Piano
Release Date: October 7, 2013