Concerto No. 5

Henri Vieuxtemps

Concerto No. 5 in A minor

Op. 37 • “Le Grétry'”

About this work...

Although the Violin Concerto No. 4 is "the" Vieuxtemps concerto, No. 5 in A minor is also relatively familiar and has been championed by the likes of Leopold Auer, Jascha Heifetz, and Itzhak Perlman. Vieuxtemps wrote it in 1858-1859 as a competition piece for Hubert Léonard at the Brussels Conservatory. The work origin... read more