Violin Concerto

Johannes Brahms

Violin Concerto in D major

Op. 77

About this work...

Brahms composed this music during the summer of 1878, and led the first performance, with its dedicatee Joseph Joachim as soloist, in Leipzig on January 1, 1879. In the 1860s, Brahms toured as Joachim's pianist. Despite the kilometers separating them otherwise -- the violinist lived in Berlin, while Brahms settled pe... read more