ON THIS DAY | Alban Berg's Violin Concerto Premiered in 1936

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

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Alban Berg Violin Concerto

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 CONCERTO | PAAVO JÄRVI & NHK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA