Double Concerto for piano, violin and orchestra MWV 04 (Allegro molto)
Gottfried von der Goltz, violin
Kristian Bezuidenhout, piano
From Mendelssohn: concertos (2011)
Released by Harmonia Mundi
Mendelssohn: Double Concerto for piano, violin and orchestra MWV 04 (Allegro molto)
The Double Concerto in D minor for violin and piano was first completed on 6th May 1823.
Mendelssohn wrote this work for himself and his best childhood friend, the violinist Eduard Rietz (1802-32), who also served as his main violin teacher.