Violinist & Composer Ferdinand David Was Born On This Day in 1810 [ON-THIS-DAY]
German violin virtuoso and composer Ferdinand David was born on this day in 1810
German violin virtuoso and composer Ferdinand David was born on this day in 1810.
A student of Louis Spohr, he served as Concertmaster of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - and held a prominent teaching position on faculty at the Leipzig Conservatorium.
He is remembered in history for having given the premiere performance of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64.
VC ARTIST RAY CHEN | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR OP. 64 | KENT NAGANO & THE GOTHENBURG SYMPHONY | 2015