Double bassist Leon Bosch speaks with online editor Davina Shum about the life and works of Giovanni Bottesini, in the year celebrating the bicentenary of his birth. Revered in bass circles as a revolutionary, Bottesini was also a renowned performer, composer and conductor in his day.
The Virtuoso Double Bass: Giovanni Bottesini, volume 1
Leon Bosch, double bass / Sung Suk Kang, piano
Photo credit: Juno Snowdon. Art direction: Adam Hypki
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