The Archive - Leonid Kogan

The Archive - Leonid Kogan

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This episode of ‘The Archive’ is dedicated to the great Russian violinist Leonid Kogan. His arrival in the West was seen as a renewal of the Russian violin school; his cold and sober charisma deeply influenced several generations. Kogan liked rigour. All these characteristics of the musician come to light when he performs Handel’s Sonata in E major, ‘Beau Soir’ by Debussy/Heifetz, and ‘Quatre P...