Nathan Cole, first associate concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, plays Nathan Milstein’s cadenza for the Beethoven violin concerto on the 1716 Stradivari played by the Russian American virtuoso from 1945 to the end of his career, and which took his name.
Boris Begelman performing Violin Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006: III. Gavotte, by J.S. Bach.
In the April 2018 issue of The Strad, Tim Homfray reviews Begelman’s recording of the complete Sonatas and Partitas as ’emotionally rich, musically satisfying and always entertaining’.
In this mini documentary, cellist Laura van der Heijden, pianist Petr Limonov and music historian Marina Frolova-Walker talk about why 1948 was such a watershed moment in Russian music, and why it became the focus of Van der Heijden’s debut CD
Read: CD review – ‘Outstanding, original Russian