The Revolution in which Lenin and his Bolshevik Party took power in Russia in 1917 was one of the defining...
Pekka Kuusisto on Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto (Philharmonia Orchestra, Voices of Revolution: Russia 1917)
"You expect Frank Sinatra to sing this sort of music, these sorts of harmony changes. But it’s a Prokofiev Violin Concerto." - violinist Pekka Kuusisto on Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto
Pekka Kuusisto takes a very personal look at Prokofiev's light-filled First Violin Concerto, which he performs with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy in May 2018: