Violin Concerto in E minor Op.64
Felix Mendelssohn

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The third of Mendelssohn's entries this year is his Violin Concerto

Anyone aspiring to be a concert violinist simply has to have this one in his or her repertoire. Nearly 150 years after its composition, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto remains one of the most regularly performed and most loved of all instrumental concertos. And ever since its birth, the work has had a rather strange affinity with very young soloists.