Masterclass: Dmitry Sitkovetsky on Mozart Violin Concerto no.5 first movement


Violinist and conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky uncovers a wealth of brilliant concepts in this masterpiece and demonstrates how an awareness of the whole is what brings a performance to life

It is quite extraordinary to me how, in the space of only two years, the teenage Mozart developed from writing his first violin concerto, K207, to becoming a total master of the form. This piece belongs to the great canon of violin concertos and is in no way lesser than those by Beethoven or Mendelssohn…

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