Andris Nelsons' Brahms series finds Brahms at his most radiantly inspired and upbeat this evening.
The ebullient 'Academic Festival Overture' raises the curtain on one of the great violin concertos, which soars aloft with ecstatic brilliance.
Of Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto, the legendary Russian violinist David Oistrakh, its dedicatee, commented: ‘The performer plays a pithy ‘Shakespearean’ role which demands complete emotional and intellectual involvement (as well as ample vi
Musical dialogue gained immeasurably as composers began exploring the enormous creative potential of the violin duo. Christian Tetzlaff and Antje Weithaas share their personal insights into works as diverse as Ysaÿe’s mighty Sonata in A minor, publishe