The Nazi Strad that Oistrakh playedmain
How did a poor boy from Odessa lay hands on a Stradivarius in the grim Soviet 1930s? And another in the 1940s?
The story is told in Tarisio’s new digital exhibition on the instruments played by the great contenders, a series timed to concide with the LSO’s upcoming international violin festival.
Click here to read about Oistrakh’s Strad and sign up for the full Tarisio series.