Friday 14 June 1901 3:00PM

Aldo Antonietti violin; Henry R. Bird piano

JS Bach, Beethoven, Vieuxtemps and more


  • Aldo Antonietti violin
  • Henry R. Bird piano

Aldo Antonietti was born in 1881 and studied with Emile Sauret at the Royal Academy of Music. Concerts throughout Northern Europe followed, earning him a warm reception – a Musical Times review of this Wigmore Hall debut described him as ‘a young violinist whose exceptional ability has already attracted much attention’.

During his career he had works dedicated to him by Joseph Holbrooke and John Blackwood McEwen, both fellow Royal Academy students.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major BWV1015
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • Romance in F major Op. 50
  • Henry Vieuxtemps (1820-1881)
        • Violin Concerto No. 4 in D minor Op. 31
  • Edouard Lalo (1823-1892)
      • Symphonie espagnole Op. 21
        • IV. Andante
        • V. Rondo
  • Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
      • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
        • Walther's Preislied (arr. August Wilhelmj)
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • 21 Hungarian Dances WoO. 1 (selection of one) (arr. Joseph Joachim)

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