Today is Russian-born Israeli violinist Shlomo Mintz's 62nd birthday.
A prodigy of Ilona Fehér and Dorothy DeLay, he made his solo debut with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra – aged just 11.
Mr Mintz currently serves as Artistic Director of the Sion-Valais International Music Festival - and serves on the jury of a number of prominent international violin competitions.
SHLOMO MINTZ | WIENIAWSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.2 | MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG & SOUTHWEST GERMAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
24 Caprices |CD|
Release Date: November 28, 1984