Sun 16 Apr
Romantic Music at Musikverein
Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra
7:30 pm | Musikverein, Golden Hall
Listen to a romantic concert programme with the Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra in the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein.
The concert features Brahms' Symphony No. 1 and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in D minor, conducted by Maestro Michael Koehler. Brahms' Symphony No.1 is a masterpiece that showcases the composer's orchestral skills and emotional depth. The symphony was written over a period of more than 20 years and its premiere in 1876 was received with great acclaim. It is considered one of the greatest symphonies of all time.
Mendelssohn's wonderful Violin Concerto in D minor will be presented by the Leipzig soloist and concertmaster of the Philharmonic, Holger Engelhardt. Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, written in 1844, is a popular work with virtuoso solo violin passages and magnificent orchestral accompaniment. It has been considered one of the important violin concertos since its discovery by Yehudi Menuhin and is an integral part of the repertoire of renowned soloists. The concerto is renowned for its melodic beauty and technical demands.
The Leipzig Philharmonic is a world-renowned orchestra with a rich history of performing some of the best-known works in the classical repertoire. The orchestra is made up of some of Leipzig's most talented musicians and its performances are renowned for their passion and precision.