Violin Concerto

Full title Violin Concerto in D Major / Violinkonzert D-Dur
Date composed 1928
Details Allegro
Allegro molto
Orchestration: Solo vln./2(2nd alt.=Picc.),2,2,2/4,2,0,0,Timp.,Hp.,Str.

Composed 1928.
Performance duration: ca. 33 min.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73-131, holograph (73/21/61 pages; includes revised pages 89–92 in the Largo). See also JPB 99-7 no. 82, photocopy of copyist's manuscript of piano reduction.
Publication details Boosey & Hawkes, [date tbd].
Availabiity Score, parts, and piano reduction available from B&H; score and parts available from FCP; score, solo part, and piano reduction available from KWF

Violin Concerto: movement 1, Allegro
David Frühwirth with Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock, cond. Manfred Hermann Lehner

Performances (click icon to expand or collapse list)
25 January 1930*** Vienna, Grosser Musikvereinssaal, Arbeiter-Sinfonie Konzerte: Josef Wolfsthal and Arbeiter Sinfonie-Orchester, cond. Nikolai Malko. Also on program: Franz Liszt, Les Preludes; Joseph Haydn, Symphony in G Major; Rimsky-Korsakov, from the suite Zar Saltan; Igor Stravinsky, final scene from Petrushka.
18 December 1956 New York: Sidney Harth and Musica Aeterna Orchestra, cond. Frederic Waldman.
17 December 1966 New York: Sidney Harth and Musica Aeterna Orchestra, cond. Frederic Waldman.
15 April 2009 Taiwan, National Concert Hall, First Taipei International Lyricism in 20th Century Music Festiva: Violin Concerto, with Philippe Graffin and Taipei Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, cond. Israel Yinon. Also on program: Blacher, Concertante Musik op. 10; Rathaus, Symphony No. 3 op. 50.
23 March 2013 Rostock, Germany, Großes Haus des Volkstheaters Rostock, 7. Philharmoinisches Konzert: Violin Concerto, performed by David Fruehwirth and the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock, cond. Florian Krumpöck. Also on the program: Weigl’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, with Florian Krumpöck and cond. Horia Andrescu; and Mahler, Adagio from Symphony No. 10. The concert was repeated on 24 and 25 March, and the last performance was broadcast on Deutschlandradio Kultur on 26 March.