Today is Polish-Australian virtuoso Wanda Wilkomirska‘s 88th birthday.
A protege of Ede Zathureczki, Tadeusz Wroński and Henryk Szeryng, Ms Wilkomirska is a former prize winner at the Geneva, Budapest, Leipzig and Wieniawski International Violin Competitions.
She premiered a number of important works – including solo repertoire by Bacewicz, Penderecki and Bargielski.
Ms Wilkomirska currently teaches at Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Australian Academy of Music and serves as a jury member on a number of international competitions.
WANDA WILKOMIRSKA | SZYMANOWSKI | VIOLIN CONCERTO | NIKLAUS WYSS & SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
WANDA WILKOMIRSKA & JADWIGA SZAMOTULSKA | SAINT-SAENS | INTRODUCTION ET RONDO CAPRICCIOSO