Performance Today

with host Fred Child

Brahms at the Proms

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff hears every emotion in the Brahms Violin Concerto. He says it starts as a serene, beautiful piece, but then tumbles into incredible depths, with anger and moments of total forlornness. Tetzlaff played the Brahms concerto at the <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms">BBC Proms</a> in London earlier this month. Plus, PT listeners weigh in on pianist Yuja Wang and the dust-up over her <a href="http://articles.latimes.com/2011/aug/20/entertainment/la-et-concert-dress-20110820">little orange dress.</a> Details are in today's show.