Today is Israeli violin virtuoso and pedagogue Shmuel Ashkenasi‘s 76th birthday.
A student of Ilona Feher and Efrem Zimbalist, Mr Ashkenasi is a former top prize winner at the Tchaikovsky and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions.
He currently serves distinguished teaching positions at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts and the Curtis Institute of Music.
SHMUEL ASHKENASI & EDWARD AUER | DVORAK | FOUR ROMANTIC PIECES
SHMUEL ASHKENASI & MENG-CHIEH LIU | SCHUBERT | RONDO BRILLIANT FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO