Bell Performs Bruch


Friday, November 23, 2018 8:00PM
Powell Hall

Bell Performs Bruch
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Michael Francis, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin

ELGAR In the South (Alassio)
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)

Critically-acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell takes the stage for Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, a work displaying passionate technical bravado.

  • Violinist Joshua Bell made his Carnegie Hall debut with the SLSO at the age of 17, performing Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1.
  • Violinist Joshua Bell has strong ties to St. Louis as he debuted with the orchestra in 1985 on a European tour.
  • Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 showcases the composer’s affinity for folk music showcasing the soloist’s passionate and virtuosic display of technical bravado.
  • Vaughan Williams’ Second Symphony displays a portrait of London life from quiet, gray skies and misty mornings to the bustle of the city.