«My goal is to become a great violinist» (El Mundo, 20.09.2013)

Fourteen year old violinist Jacobo Christensen will play Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto this evening in the Valencia Symphony Hall (19:30 in the Iturbi Auditorium) in the last offering of the Valencia Orchestra’s free summer concert series. EL MUNDO spoke with this young promising musician about his upcoming performance. Question: You will be playing the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, one of the best-known works of the repertoire. What does the piece bring to mind for you? Answer: What I admire the most in the piece is how Mendelssohn, simply by using the notes in my chord in the minor at … Read more

Concert at the Valencia Symphony Hall · Mendelssohn

September 20, 2013Valencia Symphony Hall, Iturbi AuditoriumViolin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix MENDELSSOHNValencia Symphony OrchestraViolin: Jacobo ChristensenDirector: Pablo Rus > Review: More than a prodigy (Levante, 22.09.2013)