There was a time when Antonín Dvorák was called the Bohemian Brahms, which was actually an unflattering way of saying “Brahms, but not as good.” But now Dvorák is recognized as a master, and his Violin Concerto is universally considered a milestone in the genre – in addition to being one of the concertos beloved not only among soloists, but also among conductors. Sir Simon Rattle is a great champion of the work, like Wilhelm Furtwängler and Richard Strauss before him. What an unforgettable impression when the solo violin and winds alternately merge and compete with each other – in our performance, they will be contending with the fabulous Lisa Batiashvili.
Performance ends at approximately 8:00 P.M.
Sponsors: Horst and Marlis Weitzmann
No. 3 F major, No. 5 b minor und No. 7 C Major of Slawischen Tänzen op. 72
Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53
Concerto for Orchestra
- Berliner Philharmoniker
- Sir Simon Rattle Conductor
- Lisa Batiashvili Violin
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