From stirring pathos to sparkling exuberance, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto remains an endearing and enduring works in the violin repertoire. Who better to bring it to life than the one of the most sought-after violinists alive due to his energy and sophistication, the brilliant and bold Augustin Hadelich? Another giant in the annals of music history, Brahms wrote his first symphony late in life due to the shadow cast by Beethoven's genius. Hear for yourself whether he measures up. And to open the concert, a delicate flute solo awakens the hall as a fawn from slumber.