Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Op. 26 premiered on this day in 1868 – 151 years ago.
The first performance was given by Hungarian virtuoso Joseph Joachim in Bremem, Germany – conducted by Karl Martin Rheinthaler.
‘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 | 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