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vioolrecital, viool
Title
Recital 2000
Performer
Anne-Sophie Mutter 1963- (viool) Lambert Orkis  (piano)
Publisher
Deutsche Grammophon, 2000
1 cd
Recording date
2000
EAN
0028946950326
CDR
CBX1650

About Anne-Sophie Mutter

Anne-Sophie Mutter (born 29 June 1963) is a German violinist. She was supported early in her career by Herbert von Karajan, and has had several works composed especially for her, by Sebastian Currier, Henri Dutilleux, Sofia Gubaidulina, Witold Lutosławski, Norbert Moret, Krzysztof Penderecki, André Previn, Wolfgang Rihm, John Williams and others.

Early life

Mutter was born in the German town of Rheinfelden, which lies some 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of Basel on the northern bank of the High Rhine river, across which lies the Swiss town of the same name. She began playing the piano at the age of five, and shortly afterwards took up the violin. Inspired by a recording of violinist Yehudi Menuhin and Wilhelm Furtwängler, she began studying with Erna Honigberger, a pupil of Carl Flesch. After Honigberger's death she continued her studies with Aida Stucki at the Winterthur Conservatory.

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