Nathan Mironovich Milstein (January 13, 1904 [O.S. December 31, 1903] – December 21, 1992) was a Ukrainian-born American virtuoso violinist.

Widely considered one of the finest violinists of the 20th century, Milstein was known for his interpretations of Bach's solo violin works and for works from the Romantic period. He was also known for his long career: he performed at a high level into his mid 80s, retiring only after suffering a broken hand.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 Mozart, Bach Mozart, Bach; Nathan Milstein 1
1984 Paganiniana: Violin Recital Nathan Milstein 1
1986 Violin Concertos Dvořák, Goldmark; Nathan Milstein 1
1987 Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn; Nathan Milstein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Claudio Abbado 2
1990 Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 / Beethoven: “Moonlight” Sonata Brahms, Beethoven; Horowitz, Nathan Milstein 1
1990 Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin Johann Sebastian Bach; Nathan Milstein 4 2
1991 Violinkonzerte Dvořák; Glasunow, Nathan Milstein, Philharmonia Orchestra, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos 1
1993 Sonatas & Partitas for Unaccompanied Violin Johann Sebastian Bach; Nathan Milstein 1
1993 Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky, Brahms; Nathan Milstein 1
1995 The Last Recital Nathan Milstein, Georges Pludermacher 1
1998 Partitas for Unaccompanied Violin Johann Sebastian Bach; Nathan Milstein 1
2000 Paganini: Violin Concerto, Chausson: Poème, Waxman: Carmen Fantasy, Milstein: Paganiniana Paganini, Chausson, Waxman, Milstein; Sayaka Shoji, Zubin Mehta, The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 1
2001 Sonatas for Unaccompanied Violin Johann Sebastian Bach; Nathan Milstein 1
2001 Violin Concertos Beethoven, Brahms; Nathan Milstein, William Steinberg, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 1
2005 Nathan Milstein Collection Vol.1 Nathan Milstein 1
2005 The Art of Nathan Milstein Bach, Beethoven, Bruch, Lalo, Brahms;Nathan Milstein 1
2006 Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky, Francesco Geminiani, Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky; Nathan Milstein, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado 1
2006 Great Violinists Nathan Milstein 1
2007 Nathan Milstein, Sir Adrian Boult. Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major. Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 8 Beethoven, Vaughan Williams; Nathan Milstein & Sir Adrian Boult 1
2012 Solo Sonatas and Partitas Johann Sebastian Bach; Nathan Milstein, 1
2013 Nathan Milstein Collection Vol.2 Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Bach, Paganini; Nathan Milstein 1
Masterpieces for Violin and Orchestra Nathan Milstein 1
Milstein Vignettes: 24 Favorite Miniatures Nathan Milstein, Leon Pommers 1
Mozart & Bach Concerti Mozart/Bach; Nathan Milstein, Harry Blech 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Piano Concerto no. 1 / Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky; Martha Argerich, Nathan Milstein 2
1995 Les Concertos Beethoven; Emil Gilels, Lev Oborine, David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Knushevitsky, Nathan Milstein 1
2009 Nathan Milstein: Aristocrat of the Violin Nathan Milstein 1
2016 Concertos for Violin Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Bruch; Nathan Milstein 2
The Art of Nathan Milstein Nathan Milstein 1

Album + Compilation + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Violin Concertos Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Bruch; Nathan Milstein 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 The 1946 Library of Congress Recital Nathan Milstein, Josef Blatt 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Historic Telecasts Bach, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky; Nathan Milstein, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Walter Hendl 1

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