San Francisco Symphony concertmaster Alexander Barantschik plays Mendelssohn’s other Violin Concerto, composed at the astonishing age of 12. These concerts also feature Piazzolla’s sultry Melodia-Libertango, and Britten’s Simple Symphony, used in the beguiling soundtrack to Wes Anderson’s film, Moonrise Kingdom.
leader and violin
San Francisco Symphony
Divertimento in F major for Strings
Violin Concerto in D minor
All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.
Concert: Approx. 1h 35m
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Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in D minor, Mov. 1 performed by the Chamber Orchestra of the Music Conservatory Karlsruhe at the Crown Hall, Jerusalem: