British child prodigy Alma Deutscher, now 13 but aged 12 in this video, performs her own Violin Concerto in G minor at the Carintischer Sommer Festival with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Joji Hattori.
I - Allegro maestoso 0:21II - Romanza 15:37III - Allegro scherzando 24:32
This video was taken on Sunday 15 July at a concert at the Virtuosi Gravatá festival in the north-eastern Brazil city of Gravatá.
The violin soloist Rafael Garcia and pianist Victor Assunción do their best to play on while the audience’s attention goes to the stage-invading dog Bolinha.
This work is the centrepiece of Kyung Wha Chung’s recent release on Warner Classics, featuring music by Fauré, Franck and Debussy.
Read: Kyung Wha Chung: Beau Soir. Works by Fauré, Franck, Debussy [album review]
In this video, Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández plays two cellos side by side: the 1696 ‘Lord Aylesford’ Stradivari which he has on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation and a 1694 Giuseppe Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ from J A Beare in London.