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Julianna Athayde shines in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto 06/19 @8pm

Tyler Cervini
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster Juliana Athayde gave the world premiere of a new violin concerto in 2022. In this 2023 concert, she plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor.

“I'm here to share a part of my soul. And I hope you enjoy it.” - RPO Concertmaster Julianna Athayde

Andreas Delfs, conductor
Juliana Athayde, violin (Concertmaster)

WAGNER Lohengrin Prelude
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E Minor
BRUCKNER Symphony 6 in A Major

RPO concertmaster Juliana Athayde takes center stage to play Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. The beloved concerto is bookended by two Romantic classics, Wagner’s colorful Lohengrin Prelude and a symphony that’s been compared to a cathedral for its awe-inspiring musical architecture.

Hear Anton Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony in a concert captured live in Kodak Hall in January 2023.

Hear more from Julianna Athayde and Maestro Andreas Delfs in conversation with WXXI’s Julia Figueras.

WXXI Classical presents the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2022-2023 season on Mondays at 8 p.m. on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1. Brenda Tremblay hosts.

This concert will be rebroadcast on September 18, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.