ON THIS DAY | Sibelius' Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1905

The work's initial version was premiered one year earlier to disastrous reviews, before Sibelius made substantial cuts and revisions

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Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor Premiere

Jean Sibelius' Violin Concerto in D Minor Op. 47 premiered on this day in 1905.

The first performance was given by Czech violinist Karel Halíř, with Richard Strauss conducting the Berlin Court Orchestra.

 

VC ARTIST RAY CHEN | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MINOR | KENT NAGANO & GOTHENBURG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 2015