Playlist for 12th June 2011 – Rarely heard Violin Concertos

Written by on June 11, 2011

 Rare Violin Concertos  Over the past week New Zealand has been hosting the Michael Hill International Violin competition where relatively unknown violinists have been playing a range of mostly well know violin compositions which will have culminated last night in the final performances of the top three contestants on the night at the town  hall accompanied by the APO.  So naturally I’ve decided to make todays show a sort of tribute to the competition except instead of unknown violinists playing well known concertos I’m going to do well known violinists doing less known concertos.



Feruccio Busoni

Violin Concerto~Quasi Andante

Bohuslav  Martinu

Concerto Da Camera, H 285 – 3. Poco Allegro

Aulis Sallinen

Violin Concerto – Andante sostenuto

John Veale

– Violin Concerto – II Lament: Largo

Andre Jolivet

Concerto pour violon et orchestre (1972) I. Appassionato

Peter Vasks

Distant Light – I.Andante-Cadenza 1-


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