Staatskapelle Berlin concertmaster Axel Wilczok has died aged 66

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Axel Wilczok, who served as concertmaster of the Staatskapelle Berlin for more than 30 years, has died aged 66. A close associate of Daniel Barenboim since 1990, Wilczok was one of the first tutors at the Barenboim–Said Akademie and an important mentor at the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.

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