“Equal to every technical and musical hurdle…astonishing violin playing by any standard,” raves London’s Sunday Times of fiery young virtuoso Julia Fischer. She joins the San Francisco Symphony in Prokofiev’s blistering First Violin Concerto. And MTT conducts Berlioz’ mesmerizing symphonic hallucination, the Symphonie fantastique.
San Francisco Symphony
Violin Concerto No. 1
All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.
Concert: Approx. 1h 35m, includes intermission.
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Michael Tilson Thomas on Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique:
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Brahms' Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 77 with violinist Julia Fischer: