Great Russian Jews: David Oistrakh


Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 4:30pm to 5:45pm


CGIS South Building, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

This panel examines the remarkable achievements of the great violinist David Oistrakh (1908-1974). Born and raised in Odessa, Oistrakh became one of the 20th century’s preeminent musical virtuosi. He collaborated with leading musicians and composers of his time, among them Aram Khachatourian and Dmitri Shostakovich.

Panelists will include: Oleh Krysa (Ukrainian-American Violinist; University of Rochester) and Harlow Robinson (Northeastern University).
Moderated by Maxim D. Shrayer (Boston College; Davis Center).

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