Schumann Violin Concerto in D Minor Premiered On This Day in 1937 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Robert Schumann’s Violin Concerto in D Minor premiered on this day in 1937 – 80 years after the composer's death

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Robert Schumann’s Violin Concerto - Premiere

Robert Schumann’s Violin Concerto in D Minor premiered on this day in 1937 – 80 years after the composer’s death.

The first performance was given by German virtuoso Georg Kulenkampff with the Berlin Philharmonic.

The work was written in 1853 for Hungarian violinist Joseph Joachim – yet laid dormant in the Prussian State Library archives.

 

FRANK PETER ZIMMERMANN | SCHUMANN VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT | JUKKA-PEKKA SARASTE & WDR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

 

 

Brahms / Schumann: Violin Concertos |CD|

Joshua Bell, Violin

Christoph von Dohnanyi, Conductor

The Cleveland Orchestra

Release Date: August 13, 1996

Decca

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