Sarah Chang has recorded the Brahms Violin Concerto with Kurt Masur and the Dresdner Philharmonie. Two decades after first learning the concerto, and following several years of studying the work with Kurt Masur, she felt the time was finally right to commit to disc one of the summits of a violinist’s recording career. EMI Classics release this recording, which couples the Brahms with the ever-popular Bruch G minor concerto.
Sarah Chang is recognised as one of today’s most captivating and gifted performers, possessed of astonishing musical insight, technical virtuosity and emotional range. She has recorded exclusively for EMI Classics from the beginning of her career and has produced a discography that includes the violin concertos of Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Paganini No. 1, Prokofiev No. 1, Shostakovich No. 1, Goldmark, Sibelius, Richard Strauss and Vieuxtemps No. 5 as well as Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole, Saint-Saëns’s Havanaise and Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso and chamber music by Dvorák, Tchaikovsky, Franck, Ravel and Saint-Saëns.