Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1881 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 premiered on this day in 1881 – 137 years ago

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Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto Premiere

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 premiered on this day in 1881 – 137 years ago.

The first performance was given by Russian virtuoso Adolph Brodsky, in Vienna – conducted by Hans Richter.

Inspired by Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole, the concerto is widely regarded among the most technically demanding works in the repertoire.

 

ITZHAK PERLMAN | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | EUGENE ORMANDY & PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

 

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto |CD|

James Ehnes, Violin

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: January 10, 2012

Onyx Classics


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