Mozart Violin Concerto no. 5 in A, K. 219, ‘Turkish’

performed by Hilary Hahn and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Paavo Järvi (cover image by Daniel Olah) We’re still in 1775, but just barely, and we’re already at the fifth and final of Mozart’s entire violin concerto output. He churned … Continue reading Mozart Violin Concerto no. 5 in A, K. 219, ‘Turkish’

Holmboe Chamber Concerto no. 6 for violin and chamber orchestra, op. 33

performed by Mikkel Futtrup, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra & Hannu Koivula (Again, no YouTube for today, but get used to it. Buy your music or at the very least support your artists and record labels through Spotify. You can find … Continue reading Holmboe Chamber Concerto no. 6 for violin and chamber orchestra, op. 33

Gustav Allan Pettersson: Violin Concerto no. 1 for violin and string quartet

performed by Yamei Yu and the Leipziger Streichquartett, available here or in iTunes Gustav Allan Pettersson was born on 19 September 1911, “the youngest of four children of a violent, alcoholic blacksmith… at the manor of Granhammar in Västra Ryd parish in … Continue reading Gustav Allan Pettersson: Violin Concerto no. 1 for violin and string quartet