I came across this interview with composer Julia Adolphe who is having the world premiere of her new violin concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Cool interview on an interesting website called Cultural Attaché...
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My top 20 favorite violin concertos from 20th century are:
Karłowicz - Violin Concerto in A major, Op. 8 (1902)
Röntgen - Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor (1902)
Respighi - Violin Concerto in A major, P.049 (1903)
Perosi - Violin Concerto No. 1 (1903)
Sibelius - Violin...
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My top 20 favorite violin concertos from 19th century are:
Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 6, MS 21 (1815)
Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7 (1826)
Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 3 in E major, MS 50 (1826)
Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 4...
I've recently come across Hilary Hahn's performance of Prokofiev's 1st violin concerto. I find it fascinating. I've only listened previously to Vengerov's version, and found Hahn's to be more stringent and powerfull in expression.
If you are interested, check it out and let me know...
I just saw on another forum that the composer has posted the full recording of Yellowstone for Violin and Orchestra on Youtube. This concerto was a huge hit on our Classic99 station here in St. Louis. It made the listener Top 40 for number of years. I can't ever remember a living composer in...
I just got home from a classical music concert and wanted to post this blog while it was still fresh in my mind.* The Greenwich Village Orchestra performed Beethoven's Violin Concerto as well as Elgar's Enigma, Variations On An Original Theme.
The first thing I want to say is I've only been...