Superstar violinist James Ehnes joins the orchestra for Bruch's G minor Concerto, called "the richest, the most seductive" of all the major German violin concertos by Joseph Joachim.

James Ehnes

James Ehnes Photo: Benjamin Ealovega 2012

Music Director Giordano Bellincampi is on the podium for this concert.

As well as the Bruch concerto, we have Richard Strauss's dense and intense Metamorphosen for 23 strings to begin and the second half takes us to the Rhine Valley with Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 3, known as the 'Rhenish'.

 

 

Programme:

 

Richard STRAUSS: Metamorphosen

Max BRUCH: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor

Robert SCHUMANN: Symphony No 3 in Eb Op 97, Rhenish

James Ehnes (violin), Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra/Giordano Bellincampi

Recorded by RNZ in Auckland Town Hall, 30 May 2019
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Rangi Powick