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London Philharmonic Orchestra

Robin Ticciati  direction
Christian Tetzlaff  violin

A monument of the concerto repertoire, Sibelius’s Concerto for Violin, by one of his greatest performers, Christian Tetzlaff.

Robin Ticciati © Marco Borggreve, Christian Tetzlaff © Giorgia Bertazzi

Programme

Sibelius Violin Concerto op. 47
Bruckner Symphony No. 7

Approximate running time
1st part: 30mn - Intermission: 20mn - 2nd part: 1h05

Sibelius’s lone concerto for violin ranks among the greatest concertos ever devised for this instrument. With its traditional three movement form, it combines majestic orchestral passages with a virtuosic solo instrumentals. Dated 1903-1905, it did not emerge as a major repertoire work, poised between the waning of Romanticism and the emergence of modernity, for another 50 years. German violinist Christian Tetzlaff is one of the Finnish composer’s foremost performers, and has recorded his complete works for violin and his string quartets. In the second half, the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Robin Ticciati will showcase the most passionate of Bruckner’s symphonies.

Production Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Video

Christian Tetzlaff Sibelius

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