ON THIS DAY | Bruch Violin Concerto in G Minor Premiered in 1868

The first performance was given by Hungarian virtuoso Joseph Joachim in Bremem, Germany, conducted by Karl Martin Rheinthaler

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Bruch Violin Concerto Premiere

Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor Op. 26 premiered on this day in 1868.

‘The Bruch’ is one of the most frequently performed and recorded works in the entire classical music repertoire.

 

NICOLA BENEDETTI | BRUCH | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.1 IN G MINOR | JIRI BELOHLAVEK & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 2012 

 

Bruch & Vieuxtemps Violin Concertos |CD|

Jascha Heifetz, Violin

Malcolm Sargent, Conductor

New Symphony Orchestra of London

Release Date: February 7, 2006

RCA Living Stereo