David Oistrakh

Bach: Double Violin Concerto in D minor
ECO / Colin Davis, conductor / David Oistrakh, violin (23 September 1962, Royal Albert Hall)

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364
Moscow Philharmonic / Yehudi Menuhin, conductor / Igor Oistrakh, violin / David Oistrakh, viola (1 October 1963, Royal Albert Hall)

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Moscow Philharmonic / Kirill Kondrashin, conductor / David Oistrakh, violin (24 September 1963, Royal Festival Hall)

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The first two performances on this DVD feature David Oistrakh in one of his favourite performing partnerships, with his son, violinist Igor Oistrakh. The Bach concerto for two violins formed the duo’s first foreign engagement whilst the Mozart was performed two years later in a sell-out performance at the Royal Albert Hall. Kirill Kondrashin, one of Oistrakh’s preferred conductors, directs the Brahms concerto, which has all the warmth and confidence one would expect from a classic Oistrakh recording.

The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.

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