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Zino Francescatti plays Mozart and Beethoven

Orchestre de la société des concerts du conservatoire, Jerzy Semkov (conductor) - Eugenio Bagnoli (piano)

Zino Francescatti plays Mozart and Beethoven Orchestre de la société des concerts du conservatoire, Jerzy Semkov (conductor) - Eugenio Bagnoli (piano)

About

As pure as crystal, Zino Francescatti's luminous sonority seems to have been made for Mozart.

The biography is misleading. Zino hides his real first name, René-Charles, too formal for a child. In the same way, his places of birth and death (Marseilles in 1902 – La Ciotat in 1991) might make one believe that Zino Francescatti never left Provence, whereas he settled for a time in the United States in 1939 and lived on both continents. For the rest, Zino Francescatti is truly a great violinist, who was immersed in music from birth (his father was a solo violin at the Marseilles Opera), who played the Beethoven Violin Concerto at the age of ten and recorded his first records at the age of twenty…

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Program

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Andante cantabile
    • 3. Rondeau : Andante grazioso – Allegro ma non troppo
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G Major, Op. 40 (transcription for Violin and Piano)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50 (transcription for Violin and Piano)
  • Gustave Samazeuilh, Lamento e Moto perpetuo
  • Antonio Bazzini, Dance of the Goblins

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Philippe Truffault
  • Production date: 2000
  • Recording date: 1961 ; 1967
  • Duration: 53 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience / IMG Artists
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Zino Francescatti | Violinist
  • Eugenio Bagnoli | Pianist
  • Orchestre de la Société des concerts du Conservatoire
  • Jerzy Semkov | Conductor

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