Now Playing: Label: HANSSLER CLASSICS...Release Date: Jun 14 2005
Topic: Iona Brown
A new 10-disc set displays the artistry of the late violinist and conductor Iona Brown; budget-priced opera releases feature Renata Scotto, Barbara Bonney, Roberto Alagna, Galina Vishnevskaya, and other stars.
Iona Brown, violinist and conductor, was best-known for her work with chamber orchestras. Her family was a highly musical one, and she was encouraged to explore her talents from a young age. She joined the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in 1955, remaining with it for five years. She was then sent to the Continent to study; her teachers were Hugh Maguire in London, Remy Principe in Rome, and Henryk Szeryng in Paris and Nice. She also studied music in Vienna and Brussels.
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