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Steven Staryk

vn, *1932 CA
Musician of Classical

Born 1932, in Toronto, Canada, of Ukrainian parents, was a distinguished violinist, as soloist, teacher and concertmaster. Came to prominence when chosen by Sir Thomas Beecham as concertmaster and soloist of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, at age 24 was the youngest musician, at that time , to fill the dual role. Other posts included: Professor of violin at Amsterdam Conservatory, 1st. concertmaster of the Concertgebouw Orchestra and Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, Professor at Northwestern University and American Conservatory, and concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony.

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Popular Tracks   
24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1, MS 25: No. 24 in A Minor. Tema quasi presto - 11 Variations - Finale on A Retrospective, Vol. 11: Every Violinist's Guide by Steven Staryk
Fiocco - Allegro on The Art Of Steven Staryk – Handel, Mozart, Brahms, Paganini by Steven Staryk
The Broken Violin (Arr. for Violin & Orchetra) on A Retrospective, Vol. 12 by Steven Staryk, Paul Hoffert, William Russo & Victor Feldbrill
24 Caprices, Op. 35: No. 2, Presto on A Retrospective, Vol. 11: Every Violinist's Guide by Steven Staryk
Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004: III. Sarabande on A Retrospective, Vol. 3 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Steven Staryk & Bernard Haitink
Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH 12 / Act 2: No. 13e Danse des cygnes on Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites; Serenade by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Anatole Fistoulari
L'école moderne, Op. 10: No. 7, La cadenza on A Retrospective, Vol. 10 by Henryk Wieniawski, Steven Staryk & Jean Deslauriers
Saint-saens - Introduction And Rondo Capriccioso on The Art Of Steven Staryk – Handel, Mozart, Brahms, Paganini by Steven Staryk
Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH 12 / Act 3: No. 20 Danse hongroise (Czárdás) on Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites; Serenade by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Anatole Fistoulari
42 Études ou caprices: No. 8 in E Major on A Retrospective, Vol. 11: Every Violinist's Guide by Steven Staryk

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
A Retrospective: Vol. 9Steven Staryk2017Album
A Retrospective: Volume 10: Works of WieniawskiSteven Staryk, Henryk Wieniawski2017Album
Steven StarykSteven Staryk2015Album
A Musician's MusicianSteven Staryk - Jane Corwin, Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis, Toronto Symphony Orchestra2001Album
Four SonatasJohann Sebastian Bach, Kenneth Gilbert, Steven Staryk1998Album
Sonatas For Solo ViolinSteven Staryk1995Album
Music From VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi, Steven Staryk, The Vivaldi Players Of Montreal, Gwen Hoebig1987Album
Ein Heldenleben, La Vie D'un HeroesRichard Strauss - Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis, Steven Staryk1986Album
Vignettes In MusicPeter Schenkman, Moe Koffman, Raymond Pannell, Steven Staryk, Erica Goodman, Jim Pirie1984Album
L'Histoire Du Soldat / Concerto For Contemporary ViolinIgor Stravinsky, Paul Hoffert, Steven Staryk1979Album
Staryk Plays KrieslerSteven Staryk Plays Fritz Kreisler1977Album
Concerto For Violin, String Orchestra And Continuo In E Major, BWV 1042Johann Sebastian Bach / Steven Staryk, Toronto Chamber Orchestra, Boyd Neel1977Album
Steven StarykSteven Staryk, John Perry1975Album
Violin Concerto No. 1 / Romeo And Juliet ExcerptsVancouver Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Kazuyoshi Akiyama With Steven Staryk1973Album
National Arts Centre Orchestra; Conducted By Mario Bernardi With Steven Staryk, ViolinSteven Staryk1971Album
The Art Of Steven StarykSteven Staryk, lise boucher1970Album
400 Years Of The Violin: An Anthology Of The Art Of Violin PlayingSteven Staryk1968Album
Masters Of The Italian BaroqueSteven Staryk1967Album
Sonatas For Solo ViolinSteven Staryk1964Album
Baroque Records SamplerJean-Pierre Rampal, Kenneth Gilbert, Steven Staryk, Dresden Cathedral Choir, Alarius-Ensemble, Alexander Brott, The Sinnhoffer Quartet, Maria Varró, Charles Houdret, Hyman BressAlbum
Staryk Plays WieniawskiSteven StarykAlbum
Symphony No. 4 In G MajorSylvia Stahlman, Steven Staryk, Georg Solti, ConcertgebouworkestAlbum
Four Italian Baroque ConcertiSteven Staryk, The Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Arcangelo Corelli, Giuseppe Torelli, Benedetto Marcello, Antonio VivaldiAlbum
Caprices Op. 18 / Polonaise Op. 4 / Mazurka Op. 19 / Legende Op. 17 / Tarentelle Op. 16Steven Staryk Plays Henryk WieniawskiAlbum
In recitalSteven Staryk, Joseph SchwarzAlbum
A Lesson With StarykSteven StarykAlbum
The Two Sonatas For Violin And PianoSergei Prokofiev, Steven Staryk, Mario BernardiAlbum
Caprices For Solo Violin, Op.1Steven StarykAlbum
Steven Staryk - Lise BoucherSteven Staryk, lise boucherAlbum
Steven Staryk Violon / ViolinSteven Staryk, Eloise NiwaAlbum
Staryk Plays PaganiniSteven StarykAlbum
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