Violinist Johanna Martzy had a quality of inhabiting a piece from the inside and saw little need to gussy up the surface.
The Hungarian violinist, Johanna Martzy, received instruction from Jenö Hubay before entering the Budapest Academy of Music at age 10. She made her debut in Budapest when she was 13, and graduated from the Academy in 1942.
After winning 1st prize in the Geneva Competition in 1947, Johanna, Martzy toured widely; first played in England in 1953 and in the USA in 1957. She acquired a fille reputation as a soloist and chamber music artist.
Johanna Martzy, violin
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791
Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216
3 Rondo: Allegro
Felix Mendelssohn 1809-1847
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
1 Allegro molto appassionato
3 Allegretto non troppo Allegro molto vivace