Maxim Vengerov in recital – Part 1

In discussion with Jon Tolansky, Vengerov recalls his strict musical education in communist Russia, his attempt as a ten year-old to learn Paganini's Violin Concerto No 1 in just ten days, and how his fledgling conducting career has changed his approach to performance. Also hear Vengerov like never before, playing electric viola in snippets from Benjamin Yusupov's extraordinary-sounding Viola Tango Rock Concerto. For information regarding your data privacy, visit