ON THIS DAY| Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor Premiered in 1845

The concerto took six years to complete and is one of the most popular and frequently performed classical music works of all time

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Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64 premiered on this day in 1845.

The first performance was given by German violinist Ferdinand David, with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - conducted by Niels Gade.

 

VC ARTIST RAY CHEN | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR OP. 64 | KENT NAGANO & GOTHENBURG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA