The Strad Podcast Episode #21: Leon Bosch on Bottesini
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Bottesini’s birth, Leon Bosch speaks about the complete musician who was described as ‘the Paganini of the double bass’
Double bassist Leon Bosch speaks with online editor Davina Shum about the life and works of Giovanni Bottesini, in the year celebrating the bicentenary of his birth. Revered in bass circles as a revolutionary, Bottesini was also a renowned performer, composer and conductor in his day.
Listen to The Strad Podcast here
Four Thought: The Power of Classical Music
As part of the BBC 4 Four Thought series, Leon Bosch reflects on the power of classical music to transform lives, beginning with his own. Listen here
Bottesini – Virtuoso Double Bass Volume 3
This recording with Rebeca Omordia, on the Meridian Records label, completes Leon Bosch’s exploration of Giovanni Bottesini’s complete works for double bass and piano.
I Musicanti record Bottesini Quintets
I Musicanti’s world premiere recording on the SOMM Recordings label will be released to coincide with the bicentenary of the birth of Giovanni Bottesini on 22nd December 2021.