Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1 Premiered On This Day in 1922 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Karol Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 1 premiered on this day in 1922 – 95 years ago.

The first performance was given by Polish virtuoso Józef Ozimiński – in Warsaw.

Extremely progressive for its time, the work is considered to be one of the first modern violin concerti to reject traditional tonality and Romantic aesthetics.

WANDA WILKOMIRSKA | SZYMANOWSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | NIKLAUS WYSS & SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

 

Szymanowski, Chausson, Saint-Saëns |CD|

Nicola Benedetti

Daniel Harding

London Symphony Orchestra

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