Conductor and early music pioneer Nikolaus Harnoncourt, who announced his retirement on Saturday 5 December , conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Mozart's Violin Concerto no.3 in G major K216, with soloist Gidon Kremer. Violinist Ray Chen will give a Masterclass on the first movement of this ...
The first performance of Maurice Ravel's Tzigane took place on 26 April 1924. Here's a performance by the late violinist Ruggiero Ricci, given in 1984. You can read The Strad 's tribute to 'the master soloist and prolific recording artist' in the December 2012 issue, and ...