Andre Gertler: Darius Milhaud Violin Concerto 2

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Darius Milhaud - Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra Op. 263

Prague Symphony Orchestra
Conductor/Dirigent: Vaclav Smetacek
Recorded at the Smetana Hall in Prague, 1968

André Gertler (July 26, 1907 July 23, 1998) was a classical violinist and teacher. Born in Budapest, Hungary. He was a teacher at the Royal Conservatory of Music, in Brussels, Belgium. Among his students was Rudolf Werthen and André Rieu.
Gertler was a friend and admirer of Béla Bartók, and he recorded all the works that Bartók composed for the violin, including his two concertos. He is considered one of the best players of Bartók's music. His recording of the 44 duos for violins with Josef Suk is considered one of the best versions available.