Szymon Goldberg
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1909-06-01
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Szymon Goldberg

Szymon Goldberg Biography (Wikipedia)

Szymon Goldberg (1 June 1909 – 19 July 1993) was a Polish-born classical violinist and conductor, latterly an American.

Born in Włocławek, Congress Poland, Goldberg played the violin as a child growing up in Warsaw. His first teacher was Henryk Czaplinski, a pupil of the great Czech violinist Otakar Ševčík; his second was Mieczysław Michałowicz, a pupil of Leopold Auer. In 1917, at age eight, Goldberg moved to Berlin to study the violin with the legendary pedagogue Carl Flesch. He was also a student of Josef Wolfsthal.

After a recital in Warsaw in 1921, and a debut with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1924 in which he played three concertos, he was engaged as concert-master of the Dresden Philharmonic from 1925 to 1929. In 1929 he was offered the position of concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic by its Principal Conductor, Wilhelm Furtwängler. He accepted the position, serving from 1930 to 1934. During these years, he also performed in a string trio with Paul Hindemith on viola and Emanuel Feuermann on cello, and also led a string quartet of Berlin Philharmonic members.

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Szymon Goldberg Tracks

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violin Sonata in E minor, K.304
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Violin Sonata in E minor, K.304
Christian Ritter
O amantissime sponse Jesu
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O amantissime sponse Jesu
Hubert Barwahser, Johann Sebastian Bach, Szymon Goldberg, Leo Oostdam, Nederlands Kamerorkest & Szymon Goldberg
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049
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Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049
Christian Ritter
O amantissime sponse Jesu
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O amantissime sponse Jesu
Paul Hindemith
The Four Temperaments (3. phlegmatic)
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The Four Temperaments (3. phlegmatic)

The Four Temperaments (3. phlegmatic)

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Leon Fleisher (piano)
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1955: Prom 39
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Royal Albert Hall
1955-09-06T09:22:07
6
Sep
1955

Proms 1955: Prom 39

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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