Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor


2016 Europakonzert: Sir Simon Rattle conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker this year in its  "Europakonzert" on May 1 celebrating the founding of the orchestra on May Day. This event traditionally occurs in a different European city in a beautiful venue of historical significance. For 2016, the concert was held at the famous Baroque church in the Norwegian town of Røros. Features the Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang. Directed for TV by Henning Kasten. Here's the program:

  1. Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor (Vilde Frang)

  2. Beethoven Symphony No. 3

  3. Grieg Evening in the Mountains, No. 4 from Lyric Pieces (Version for orchestra)

  4. Bejarne Brustad Veslefrikk. (Brustad was a Norwegian violinist and composer. Veslefrikk was, I think, an old Norwegian tale about a little boy named Frikk with a fiddle, and the music is part of Brustad's Fairy Tale Suite. Today Veslefrikk is also the name of a major offshore Norwegian oil field.)

Released 2016, disc has 5.0 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

Here's the official trailer from EuroArts: