Russian Violinist Andrei Korsakov Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Andrei Korsakov was born on this day in 1946

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Andrei Korsakov

Russian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Andrei Korsakov was born on this day in 1946.

A protégé of Boris Belenky and Leonid Kogan, Mr Korsakov was a former prize winner at the Queen Elisabeth, Paganini, Jacques Thibaud and Montreal International Violin Competitions – and served as Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra.

He passed away in 1991 – aged just 44.

ANDREI KORSAKOV | BRAHMS | VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2ND MVT | 1971 QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION

 

 

ANDREI KORSAKOV | RACHMANINOV | ROMANCE NO. 6

 

 

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