Barber Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1941 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Samuel Barber Violin Concerto Op. 14 premiered on this day in 1941

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Samuel Barber Violin Concerto Op. 14 premiered on this day in 1941.

The first performance was given by violinist Albert Spalding with the Philadelphia Orchestra – conducted by Eugene Ormandy.

It is a much loved and performed staple in today's violin concert and competition repertoire.

OLIVIER CHARLIER | BARBER VIOLIN CONCERTO | DMITRI LISS & URAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA