ON THIS DAY | Alban Berg's Violin Concerto Premiered in 1936
Alban Berg's Violin Concerto premiered on this day in Barcelona, Spain
The first performance was given by Ukrainian-American virtuoso Louis Krasner with Hermann Scherchen conducting.
It was Berg's last composition and arguably his best-known.
GIL SHAHAM | BERG VIOLIN CONCERTO | PAAVO JÄRVI & NHK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA