Polish-born American virtuoso Isaac Stern died on this day in 2001 – aged 81.
He is remembered as one of the eminent violinists for the 20th Century, and for his dedication to championing new talent – credited with discovering Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman.
ISAAC STERN | BACH | PARTITA NO.2 | CHACONNE
ISAAC STERN | KREISLER | LIEBESLIED | 2000
ISAAC STERN | MENDELSSOHN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | GARY BERTINI & JERUSALEM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1986