Two men, Brahms and Tchaikovsky, both born on May 7, both write a violin concerto in D major in 1878. Now you decide whose concerto triumphs in the Thunderdome.
Back to school never sounded so good. This month, Music Director David Wood has selected a new class of music for your consideration.
"An April concert wouldn’t be complete without a nod to the season. We’re making a full bow."
Johannes Brahms was asked to tour with Hungarian violinist Eduard Hoffman. So it came as little surprise when he created two volumes of Hungarian dances.
“The performance of the Brahms Violin Concerto will be based on recent scholarship that moves away from the stodgy and the luxuriantly broad to one of gesture, of drama and transparency.” David Bowden, Artistic Director Columbus Indiana Philharmonic