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Benjamin Lees Violin Concerto 1st Mvt. Part 1
Seeded by minacciosa on 27 Jul 2012
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Author: minacciosa
Elmar Oliveira and Grammy-winning conductor John McLaughlin Williams perform Benjamin Lee's Violin Concerto (1958) in Kyiv with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. It was premiered in 1962 by Henryk Szeryng, Erich Leinsdorf and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and since has been taken up by Ruggiero Ricci and other notable violinists. Elmar and John's recording of the Lees Concerto and the Bloch Concerto was nominated for a Grammy in 2008. PART 1 OF 2 This great composer (born 1924) passed away Sunday, May 31, 2010. He is greatly missed.
Composer: Benjamin Lees
Instrument: Violin
Form/Genre: Concerto
Period: 20th Century