Today is Italian Violin Virtuoso Uto Ughi’s 75th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Italian violin virtuoso and conductor Uto Ughi’s 75th birthday

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Uto Ughi Birthday

Today is Italian violin virtuoso and conductor Uto Ughi’s 75th birthday.

A student of Georges Enescu and Yehudi Menuhin, he is recognised as one of the finest violinists of the last century – having appeared during his 50+ year career with a majority of America and Europe’s top orchestras and conductors.

Maestro Ughi is the former Music Director of the l’Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and has founded a number of international festivals – including the Omaggio a VeneziaOmaggio a Roma and Uto Ughi per Roma.

He currently concertizes on the 1701 Kreutzer Stradivarius violin – once owned by the dedicatee of Beethoven’s famous violin sonata.

 

UTO UGHI | SAINT-SAËNS | INTRODUCTION & RONDO CAPRICCIOSO | FILHARMONICI DI ROMA

 

Uto Ughi: Violino Romantico |CD|

Uto Ughi, Violin

I Filarmonici di Roma

Release Date: May 21, 2013

Sony Classical

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