Leonidas Kavakos performs the third movement of Sibelius's Violin Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in February 2015.

Kavakos talks about his ever-deepening relationship with the Sibelius Concerto in The Strad's January 2016 issue - out Friday.

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