Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 61 premiered on this day in 1806.
Legend has it, Beethoven finished the work only minutes before the scheduled start - leaving the soloist and orchestra to sight-read the performance.
ITZHAK PERLMAN | BEETHOVEN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | DANIEL BARENBOIM & BERLIN PHILHARMONIC | 1992
Beethoven Violin Concerto/Romances |CD|
Pinchas Zukerman, Violin
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra & London Philharmonic
Release Date: March 10, 1992