St. Louis Symphony – Bell Performs Bruch
Michael Francis, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin
ELGAR In the South (Alassio)
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)
Critically-acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell takes the stage for Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, a work displaying passionate technical bravado.
- Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 showcases the composer’s affinity for folk music showcasing the soloist’s passionate and virtuosic display of technical bravado.
- Violinist Joshua Bell has strong ties to St. Louis as he debuted with the orchestra in 1985 on a European tour and made his Carnegie Hall debut with the SLSO.
- Vaughan Williams’ Second Symphony displays a portrait of London life from quiet, gray skies and misty mornings to the bustle of the city.