When James Ehnes last performed with the Sydney Symphony, he received rave reviews.
Now he returns to bring us Beethoven’s monumental Violin Concerto – one of the greatest of the violin repertoire, and entirely mesmerising here thanks to Ehnes’ masterly interpretation.
With Simone Young conducting, we move on to Brahms’ First Symphony, a work inspired by the inescapable Beethoven. Written at the height of his powers, this is the music that not only cemented Brahms’ reputation as a worthy successor to Beethoven, but also as one of the greatest Romantic composers of all time.
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BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto
BRAHMS Symphony No.1
SIMONE YOUNG conductor
JAMES EHNES violin