Mozart’s Violin Concertos with Lena Neudauer.
At age 15, the young violinist Lena Neudauer had already won the famous Leopold Mozart International Competition in Augsburg, Germany, where she was not only awarded 1st prize, but also took home the Mozart Prize, Richard Strauss Prize for the best interpretation of Richard Strauss’ Violin Concerto, and the Audience Prize.
Ms. Neudauer has gained more experience now, and this CD allows us to listen to the following:
- Violin Concertos Nos. 1-5 (Complete)
- Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E, K261
- Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in B flat, K269
- Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C, K373
Performed by Lena Neudauer (violin), with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Bruno Weil conducting.
Lena Neudauer’s pure violin tone perfectly fits the spirit of these less-than-virtuoso, but totally lovely concertos, and her sensitivity illuminates these works from the inside.
Ms. Neudauer is joined by conductor Bruno Weil, an expert in the music of the Viennese classicists, who directs the German Radio Philharmonic so that the soloist can perform with quiet expression and grace.
Here is Ms. Neudauer, playing and explaining about these Mozart concerti:
And next, here she is in the Sibelius Violin Concerto:
Finally, here is Ms. Neudauer in the violin concerto by Beethoven:
Tags: Lena Neudauer, Mozart concertos, Rondo, Adagio, Bruno Weil