On this day: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto premières

On the 13th of March 1845 Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto premièred in Leipzig, Germany.

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Felix Mendelssohn in 1839

German virtuoso violinist and composer Ferdinand David was the soloist.

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Ferdinand David

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