Happy 40th Birthday, Maxim Vengerov
What is it that makes the 'Vengerov sound' so special? David Mellor, Sunday 17 August 2014, 7pm
David Mellor (Sun 17 August)
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David has a superb selection of Vengerov's recordings – some of which he made while he was still a teenager. These include Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Elgar's Violin Sonata, the astonishingly difficult Czardas by Vittorio Monti and the beautiful 'Méditation' from Massenet's opera Thais.
And, David asks, what is it exactly that makes the 'Vengerov sound' so special?
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