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

Karol Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 1 premiered on this day in 1922 – 94 years ago

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Karol Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 1 premiered on this day in 1922 – 94 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.

NICOLA BENEDETTI | SZYMANOWSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | 2004 BBC YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

 

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

 

JANINE JANSEN | SZYMANOWSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | VALERY GERGIEV | LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 

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