Erich Gruenberg
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Erich Gruenberg

Erich Gruenberg Biography (Wikipedia)

Erich Gruenberg (born 12 October 1924) is an Austrian-born British violinist and teacher.

He was born in Vienna in 1924 and studied there and at the Jerusalem Conservatory. He led the Palestine Broadcasting Corporation Orchestra 1938-45. He has lived in London since 1946. In 1947 he won the International Carl Flesch Violin Competition. He became a British subject in 1950.

Gruenberg started a solo career and has appeared in this capacity in many countries. He gave the first Russian performance of Benjamin Britten's Violin Concerto, in Moscow.

He has also been a leader of the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, he was formerly first violin with the London String Quartet (a later ensemble than the London Quartet), and he has played chamber music on numerous occasions. Gruenberg is a professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and has participated as a music competition juror many times.

Erich Gruenberg has made numerous recordings, including the complete violin sonatas of Beethoven, with David Wilde. He also plays more modern repertoire such as Olivier Messiaen, Berthold Goldschmidt and Roberto Gerhard.

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Arnold Bax, John McCabe & Erich Gruenberg
Violin Sonata No.2 (2nd movement)
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Proms 1982: Prom 40
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1982-08-24T17:27:57
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1982

Proms 1982: Prom 40

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Proms 1978: Prom 18
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1978-08-08T17:27:57
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1978

Proms 1978: Prom 18

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Proms 1975: Prom 11
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1975-08-04T17:27:57
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1975

Proms 1975: Prom 11

19:30
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Proms 1973: Prom 28
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Royal Albert Hall
1973-08-18T17:27:57
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1973

Proms 1973: Prom 28

19:30
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Proms 1971: Prom 18
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Royal Albert Hall
1971-08-11T17:27:57
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1971

Proms 1971: Prom 18

19:30
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