Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1936 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Alban Berg's Violin Concerto premiered on this day in Barcelona in 1936

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Alban Berg Violin Concerto

Alban Berg‘s Violin Concerto premiered on this day in Barcelona in 1936.

The first performance was given by Ukrainian-American virtuoso Louis Krasner – with Hermann Scherchen conducting.

It was Berg’s last composition – and arguably his best-known.

BERG VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT (PART 1) | LOUIS KRASNER | ANTON WEBERN & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1936 ENGLISH PREMIERE 

 

BERG VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT (PART 2) | LOUIS KRASNER | ANTON WEBERN & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1936 ENGLISH PREMIERE 

 

BERG VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2ND MVT (PART 1) | LOUIS KRASNER | ANTON WEBERN & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1936 ENGLISH PREMIERE 

 

BERG VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2ND MVT (PART 2) | LOUIS KRASNER | ANTON WEBERN & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1936 ENGLISH PREMIERE 

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