Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Premiered On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Felix Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64 premiered on this day in 1845 – 172 years ago

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Felix Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64 premiered on this day in 1845 – 172 years ago.

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

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

VC ARTIST RAY CHEN | MENDELSSOHN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | KENT NAGANO & GOTHENBURG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 

 

 

JULIA FISCHER | MENDELSSOHN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG & ORCHESTRE PHILHARMONIQUE DE RADIO FRANCE

 

 

 

SHLOMO MINTZ | MENDELSSOHN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | ZUBIN MEHTA & ISRAEL SYMPHONY 

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