. Interchanging Idioms: Joshua Bell Performs Tchaikovsky at 2010 Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm, and Mendelssohn in Paris

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Joshua Bell Performs Tchaikovsky at 2010 Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm, and Mendelssohn in Paris

Both Available at www.medici.tv

World-renowned American violinist Joshua Bell performed Tchaikovsky’s unabashedly romantic Violin Concerto in D at the annual Nobel Prize Concert, held on December 8 at the Stockholm Konzerthuset. That concert was recorded live and will be available for free streaming beginning Friday, December 10 at www.medici.tv. Sakari Oramo conducts the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in a program that features Sibelius’s craggy, majestic Symphony No. 5. The 2010 Nobel Prize Concert will also be available for 60 days of free streaming-on-demand at www.medici.tv.

Soon after, Bell will be featured on another program at www.medici.tv, once again playing a great masterpiece for violin and orchestra. The concert on December 17 from the Cité de la Musique in Paris will be webcast live (and available soon after for video-on-demand streaming) and features Bell performing Mendelssohn’s Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 – complete with Bell’s own cadenza, written for the occasion – with Vladimir Jurowski conducting the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. The program, which also presents a waltz by Glinka and Schubert’s Third Symphony, can also be watched at the website citedelamusiquelive.tv.

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