Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto No. 1 Premiered On This Day in 1987 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Philip Glass' Violin Concerto No. 1 premiered on this day in 1987 - in New York City

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Philip Glass' Violin Concerto

Philip Glass Violin Concerto No. 1 premiered on this day in 1987 – in New York City.

The first performance was given by American soloist Paul Zukofsky and the American Composers Orchestra.

Dedicated to Glass’ late father, the work was his first full-scale venture into orchestral composing.

 

GIDON KREMER | PHILIP GLASS | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | CHRISTOPH VON DOHNANYI & VIENNA PHILHARMONIC

 

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