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Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major op.35. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor op.64

A young prizewinner lays out his stall in two concerto warhorses

Saturday, 26 May 2012
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Musicians
Ray Chen (violin) Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Harding
Composer
Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn
Catalogue number
SONY CLASSICAL 88697 98410 2
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