Along the way, expect a beautiful melody evoking Carmen, circus-inspired spectacle, and majestic brass chords.
But beyond the Soviet heroism is something more: framed by the musical drama lies the hushed religious contemplation of the third movement, the tender heart of the symphony that moved the audience to tears at its 1937 premiere.
In the first half, Alina Pogostkina, winner of the 2005 International Sibelius Violin Competition, performs Brahms’s memorable Violin Concerto. Framed by two virtuosic outer movements, the gentle second movement features one of the most heartfelt melodies written for violin
RepertoireBrahms: Violin Concerto
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