ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Violist Yuri Bashmet!

He is widely regarded as one of the foremost international violists, performing regularly with the world’s finest orchestras and conductors

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Yuri Bashmet Birthday

Today is Russian violist Yuri Bashmet’s 69th birthday.

Mr Bashmet is the founder of the Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra, and has been the dedicatee of over 50 new viola works – including concerti by Sofia Gubaidulina and Alfred Schnittke.

 

YURI BASHMET & SVIATOSLAV RICHTER | SCHUMANN | 'MÄRCHENBILDER' FOR VIOLA AND PIANO

 

Yuri Bashmet - The Complete RCA Recordings |CD Box Set|

Yuri Bashmet

Brahms, Britten, Bruch, Hindemith

Release Date: April 22, 2016

Sony Music Canada Inc.