Today is Soviet-born violin virtuoso Boris Belkin’s 71st birthday.
A protégé of Yuri Yankelevich, Felix Andrievsky and Isaac Stern, Mr Belkin is widely respected as one of the finest violin soloists and chamber musicians alive today.
His famed students include Dutch virtuoso, Janine Jansen.
BORIS BELKIN | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | LAWRENCE FOSTER & RAI NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 2000
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto / Valse-Scherzo / Boris Belkin |CD|
Boris Belkin, Violin
Vladimir Ashkenazy & The New Philharmonia
Released in 1977
London CS7076 Stereo