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Violin Concerto in C

Violin Concerto in C

for violin and orchestra

edited by Allan Badley


  • Key: C major
  • Instrumentation: violin and orchestra
  • Edition: performance material
  • Order No.: LAE 254-01

Description
In an age of remarkable individuals, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, son of a French colonial planter and a beautiful Senegalese slave, occupied a unique position as an athlete, swordsman, military commander, huntsman, violin virtuoso, composer and conductor. Though written for his own use, the violin concertos are more than vehicles for mere virtuoso display. Lyrical expressive slow movements are flanked by often highly original outer movements, quite unlike anything being written at the time by Viennese composers such as Haydn, Hofmann and Dittersdorf. Had Mozart seen Saint-Georges play his brilliant concertos while he was in Paris in 1778, he would have heard many things in them to admire.
Details
Content text: I Allegro
II Andante moderato
III Rondeau
Key: C major
Opus: op. 5/1
Performance duration: 23' 0"
Publisher: Artaria Editions
instrumentation: 0.2.0.0-2.0.0.0-str
Delivery rights: worldwide
Performances
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-03-26 | Bern (Switzerland), Stadtcasino
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-03-24 | Lausanne (Switzerland), Salle Métropole
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-03-23 | Lausanne (Switzerland), Salle Métropole
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-28 | Saanen (Switzerland), Eglise St. Niklaus
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-27 | Fribourg (Switzerland), Aula de'Université
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-26 | Grenoble (France), MC2
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-18 | Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
2021-11-21 | Milano (Italy), Auditorium di Fondazione Cariplo
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
2021-11-19 | Milano (Italy), Auditorium di Fondazione Cariplo
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
2021-11-18 | Milano (Italy), Auditorium di Fondazione Cariplo
Conductor: Gemma New
Orchestra: Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt (Oder)
2019-02-03 | Frankfurt/Oder (Germany), Konzerthalle Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach — 11:00
Conductor: Jane Higgens
Orchestra: Southampton Youth Orchestra
2007-10-19 | Southampton (United Kingdom), Turner Sims
Audio Stream
In an age of remarkable individuals, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, son of a French colonial planter and a beautiful Senegalese slave, occupied a unique position as an athlete, swordsman, military commander, huntsman, violin virtuoso, composer and conductor. Though written for his own use, the violin concertos are more than vehicles for mere virtuoso display. Lyrical expressive slow movements are flanked by often highly original outer movements, quite unlike anything being written at the time by Viennese composers such as Haydn, Hofmann and Dittersdorf. Had Mozart seen Saint-Georges play his brilliant concertos while he was in Paris in 1778, he would have heard many things in them to admire.
Content text: I Allegro
II Andante moderato
III Rondeau
Key: C major
Opus: op. 5/1
Performance duration: 23' 0"
Publisher: Artaria Editions
instrumentation: 0.2.0.0-2.0.0.0-str
Delivery rights: worldwide
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-03-26 | Bern (Switzerland), Stadtcasino
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-03-24 | Lausanne (Switzerland), Salle Métropole
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-03-23 | Lausanne (Switzerland), Salle Métropole
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-28 | Saanen (Switzerland), Eglise St. Niklaus
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-27 | Fribourg (Switzerland), Aula de'Université
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-26 | Grenoble (France), MC2
Conductor: Renaud Capuçon
Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
2022-01-18 | Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
2021-11-21 | Milano (Italy), Auditorium di Fondazione Cariplo
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
2021-11-19 | Milano (Italy), Auditorium di Fondazione Cariplo
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
2021-11-18 | Milano (Italy), Auditorium di Fondazione Cariplo
Conductor: Gemma New
Orchestra: Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt (Oder)
2019-02-03 | Frankfurt/Oder (Germany), Konzerthalle Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach — 11:00
Conductor: Jane Higgens
Orchestra: Southampton Youth Orchestra
2007-10-19 | Southampton (United Kingdom), Turner Sims