The Archive - J. Heifetz and N. Milstein

The Archive - J. Heifetz and N. Milstein

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In this episode of ‘The Archive’ we see two of the greatest Russian violinists, Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein, who both studied in St Petersburg with the famous Leopold Auer. At six, child prodigy Jascha Heifetz first performed Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, his favourite concerto. Here we see him in 1949, performing the first movement with the Bell Telephone Orchestra conducted by Donald ...