• Christian Tetzlaff on Bartók's Symmetrical Second Violin Concerto

    On March 15, 2011, Christian Tetzlaff performs the entire program—Mozart's Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C Major, Harrison Birtwistle's Violin Concerto, and Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2—with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

    Here, Tetzlaff discusses the complexity of Bartók's Second Violin Concerto, and the unusual symmetry between the first and last movements.