Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto
Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Single tickets for this concert may be available, but cannot be purchased online. To purchase tickets for this event, call 877-BSO-1444 or visit the Strathmore Box Office (5301 Tuckerman Ln., North Bethesda, MD 20852).
John Storgards, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin
Vaughan Williams -
Fantasy on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Symphony No. 1
“A throwback to the golden age of Heifetz,” raves
BBC Music Magazine of Baiba Skride, who performs the much-loved Violin Concerto of Mendelssohn. This concert also features Jean Sibelius’ very first symphony. “It transported me to a new civilization,” wrote a critic after the premiere performance. “Every page breathes another way of living than ours...”