French violin virtuoso René-Charles “Zino” Francescatti was born on this day in 1902.
Dying in 1991, Maestro Francescatti is remembered as one of the pre-eminent violinists of all time.
For much of his career, he concertized on the 1727 ‘Hart’ Stradivarius.
ZINO FRANCESCATTI | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 4 | MOSHE ATZMON & BASEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ZINO FRANCESCATTI | BEETHOVEN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | JEAN FOURNET & NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC