The principal works in this concert are both by Russian composers.
After Richard Strauss’s Don Juan, will follow Tchaikovsky’s most loved work the Violin Concerto in D Major first performed in 1881.
The first performance of Stravinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring caused a riot in the audience but it is now regarded as the most influential piece of music in the twentieth century.
Strauss – Don Juan Op. 20