Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1

Adored for its dark, moody opening and swashbuckling finale, Bruch’s Violin Concerto is a perennial favorite. Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Dausgaard brings authentic voice to the greatest work of his fellow countryman — Carl Nielsen.


Dates and Tickets

  • 12 Nov (Thu) 2015 7:30PM
  • 14 Nov (Sat) 2015 8:00PM

Pre-concert Talk

1 hour prior to performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 36 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 15 minutes


S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall


Thomas Dausgaard


Thomas Dausgaard is Chief Conductor Designate of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, Honorary Conductor of the Orchestra della Toscana (ORT), and Honorary Conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, having previously served as its Principal Conductor from 2004–2011.

Henning Kraggerud


Violinist, violist, composer, and director Henning Kraggerud is a naturally gifted artist who combines an unusually sweet and colourful tone with intelligent expression and impressive virtuosity.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.





Richard Strauss

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Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1

Carl Nielsen

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