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Beethoven's Violin Concerto

Violinist Ray Chen

January 11 — January 13, 8:00 p.m.Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Michael Francis, guest conductor
Ray Chen, violin
Pacific Symphony

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto
ELGAR: Symphony No. 1

Beethoven’s only violin concerto remains one of the most widely played and popular works for the instrument. Famous for its spirited final movement, the work reveals the amazing melodic and technical range of the violin. Also featured is Edward Elgar’s regal Symphony No. 1, a work that was performed over 100 times within a year of its premiere and was hailed by The Musical Times as an "immediate and phenomenal success."