Hungarian violinist and composer Zoltán Székely died on this day in 2001 – aged 97.
He is remembered for having given the world premiere of Bartók’s 2nd Violin Concerto – and for his popular violin and piano transcription of Bartók’s ‘Romanian Folk Dances’.
ZOLTÁN SZÉKELY | BARTÓK | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 2 | JANOS FERENCSIK & HUNGARIAN STATE CONCERT ORCHESTRA | 1977
Great Hungarian Musicians |CD|
Zoltán Székely & Isobel Moore
Release Date: October 21, 2001
Naxos of America Inc.