ON THIS DAY | Prokofiev's 2nd Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1935

The work is said to reflect Prokofiev's nomadic concert-tour life, with the main theme composed in Paris, the 2nd movement in Voronezh, the orchestration in Baku and the premiere in Madrid

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Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 63 premiered on this day in 1935.

The first performance was given by French violin virtuoso Robert Soetens - with the Madrid Symphony Orchestra.

 

VC ARTIST STEFAN JACKIW | PROKOFIEV VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.2 IN G MINOR | ANDREW LITTON & SINONICA DE GALICIA | 2017