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November 14 - 17

Brahms Violin Concerto

"Balanced lyricism and fire," raves The New York Times of Arabella Steinbacher. Experience her virtuosity in concert with Jaap van Zweden and the Dallas Symphony in Brahms' romantic Violin Concerto, a concert also featuring Brahms' haunting Third Symphony and Britten's moving Sinfonia da Requiem.

Watch as Maestro van Zweden talks about Brahms Violin Concerto. The Maestro's Choice>>

Jaap van Zweden conducts
Arabella Steinbacher, violin


BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3
BRAHMS Violin Concerto


  • Britten

    Sinfonia da Requiem

    Britten received a cable from the British Council. An unnamed foreign power requested a large orchestral work. Was he interested? More>>

  • Brahms

    Symphony No. 3

    Brahms's Third is an astonishing amalgam of formal discipline and melodic freedom. More>>

  • Brahms

    Violin Concerto

    The generally sunny disposition of this work reflects a peaceful summer and happy time in the composer's life. More>>


  • Jaap van Zweden


    Highly acclaimed for performances with the world's leading orchestras, Jaap van Zweden is in his sixth season as Music Director of the Dallas Symphony. More>>

  • German violinist Arabella Steinbacher has firmly established herself as one of today's leading violinists on the international concert scene. More >>


The Maestro's Choice: Learn about the Brahms Violin Concerto, the “king of violin concertos” with Maestro van Zweden.