Mayuko Kamio Performs Mendelssohn

Mayuko Kamio; credit Shion Isaka.The thrilling conclusion to another season of Open Air Brevard features soloist Mayuko Kamio performing Mendelssohn’s beloved Violin Concerto in E Minor, bookended by Eight Russian Folksongs by Anatole Liadov and the Symphonic Dances by Rachmaninoff.



Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Neil Thomson, conductor

Liadov: Eight Russian Folk Songs, Op. 58

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Mayuko Kamio, violin

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45


Conductor Neil Thomson reflects on his first experience at the Brevard Music Center.

Neil Thomson discusses how Anatol Liadov’s Russian Folksong settings contrast with the rest of the concert program.

Conductor Neil Thomson says that, when it comes to Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor, the soloist is even more important than usual.

Neil Thomson describes the qualities of one of Rachmaninoff’s final works, the Symphonic Dances.