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Musical Heritage: Oscar Shumsky

Hosted by the Consul of the Turin Live Music & Dance Events Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Tue 09 Mar 18:00 - 18:15

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For those of you, who is not only interested in listening the music but also to know about wonderful artists of all times.

This is a program made by The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and originally aired January 25, Protected content .

Founding Emerson String Quartet member Philip Setzer, who was a student of Shumsky, hosts an evening devoted to the legendary violinist Oscar Shumsky ( Protected content ). Fellow Shumsky students Ida Kavafian and Eugene Drucker, Shumsky's recording producer Eric Wen, with special guest Eric Shumsky, the violinist's viola-playing son, join for an in-depth exploration of Shumsky's life. They shed light on the violin playing of this great master, who is too-often unsung and undiscovered, despite the frequent comparisons to only the most legendary of violinists, like Heifetz and Kreisler.

Enjoy this very interesting and informative program and come to comment quickly on zoom or just leave your comment here on the wall of the event, it's interesting to know your opinion.

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