Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Joshua Bell

Academy of St Martin in the Fields Joshua Bell Violin
Giuseppe Tartini Sonate für Violine und Basso continuo g-Moll („Teufelstriller“), bearbeitet für Violine und Orchester Niccolò Paganini Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 1 D-Dur op. 6 Pause Robert Schumann Sinfonie Nr. 2 C-Dur op. 61

A cartoon about the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the most famous British chamber orchestra, depicts a radio with a speech bubble reading: “You have just heard the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by...”. Next to it, a parrot sits on its perch and squawks, “Neville Marriner!” The legendary era under founder Sir Neville lasted until 2011 – a sensational 53 years. With Joshua Bell as artistic director, a generational change has taken place at the highest level. The star violinist plays and conducts Paganini’s virtuoso Violin Concerto No. 1 as well as Tartini’s “Devil’s Trill Sonata”, whose origin, the composer wrote, stems from a dream visit by Beelzebub as an extremely talented violinist. Robert Schumann, whose Symphony No. 2 ends the concert, did not leave such a colourful account of his creation. However, it has been handed down that the symphony may have frightened away his personal demons – upon its completion, his depression lifted temporarily.

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