Samuel Barber Violin Concerto Op. 14 premiered on this day in 1941 – 78 years ago.
The first performance was given by violinist Albert Spalding with the Philadelphia Orchestra – conducted by Eugene Ormandy.
It is a much loved and performed staple in today’s violin concert and competition repertoire.
OLIVIER CHARLIER | BARBER VIOLIN CONCERTO | DMITRI LISS & URAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA