Semyon Bychkov conducts a staple of the violin repertoire, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in e-minor with soloist Renaud Capuçon; and, Richard Strauss's "An Alpine Symphony," complete with sound effects of thunder and wind machines.
Preview Strauss' epic work that requires 150 musicians at the link to the right (an article and audio).
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Soloist: Renaud Capuçon, violin
Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64