FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Kyung-Wha Chung – William Walton’s 80th Birthday Celebration [1982]

Superstar South Korean violinist Kyung-Wha Chung performing William Walton’s Violin Concerto - with conductor Andre Previn and the Philharmonia Orchestra

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Incredible 1982 archival performance of South Korean superstar violinist Kyung-Wha Chung performing William Walton’s Violin Concerto – with conductor Andre Previn and the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Recorded live at London’s Royal Festival Hall – in celebration of the composer’s 80th birthday.

Sir William Walton passed away on this day in 1983 – aged 80.

 

KYUNG-WHA CHUNG | WALTON VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDRE PREVIN & PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA | WILLIAM WALTON’S 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION | 1983

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