Schumann’s “Violin Concerto” on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

June 06, 2019
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a  “Deutsche Welle Festival Concert” from Berlin. Carolin Widmann is the soloist in Schumann’s “Violin Concerto” played with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Also on the program Beethoven’s “2nd Symphony” and Reimann’s “7 Fragments in Memory of Robert Schumann”.  

Thursday June 6: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-23)

Schumann Violin Concerto

An enigmatic work banned by the composer's widow and premiered over eight decades after his death: the brilliant violinist Carolin Widmann has devoted a lot of thought and care to Schumann's Violin Concerto. We'll hear her thoughts – and her performance.

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor

Aribert Reimann (Germany, b. 1936): Seven fragments in memory of Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann: Violin concerto in D Minor, op. post. 23 (Carolin Widmann, violin)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 36

Recorded by Radio Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Berlin (DKF) in the Berlin Philharmonie on 11/9/2018


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