Today is violin virtuoso Ida Haendel’s 90th birthday!
A student of Carl Flesch and George Enescu, she is widely respected as one of the preeminent virtuosi violinist of the 20th Century.
A recognised child prodigy she was awarded 7th prize in the 1935 Wieniawski International Violin Competition – aged just 7.
IDA HAENDEL | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | FRANZ PUAL DECKER & MONTREAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1981
Beethoven / Sibelius: Violin Concertos |CD|
Ida Haendel, Violin
Karel Ancerl & Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Release Date: June 29, 2010