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.

 

GIL SHAHAM | BERG VIOLIN CCONCERTO | MARISS JANSONS & BAVARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY

 

 

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