Isaac Stern
violinist

Isaac Stern

  • July 21, 1920 Kremenetz (Ukraine) - September 22, 2001

Biography

Isaac stern was born in Kremenetz, Ukraine, on July 21, 1920. At age 15, he performed J. S. Bach's Double Concertoon stage with his teacher. The following year, in 1936, he played the Brahms concerto with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Pierre Monteux, then the Tchaikovsky concerto in Los Angeles under Otto Klemperer. On October 11, 1937, he made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall, a concert-hall where he again appeared in February 1939. This new public appearance was hailed by enthusiastic critics, placing him at the forefront of musicians of his generation.

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Zubin Mehta and Daniel Barenboim — With Isaac Stern, Gil Shaham, Maxim Vengerov, Pinchas Zukerman, Itzhak Perlman...
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Isaac Stern plays Mozart Violin Concertos
Isaac Stern plays Mozart Violin Concertos

Orchestre de Chambre de l'ORTF, Alexandre Schne...

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Isaac Stern, Leonard Rose, and Eugene Istomin play Beethoven's "Archduke" Trio
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Sir Georg Solti, Conductor - A Portrait
Sir Georg Solti, Conductor - A Portrait

Fate and venues of a career

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The Life of Jan Peerce, Hosted by Isaac Stern
The Life of Jan Peerce, Hosted by Isaac Stern

"If I Were A Rich Man"

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