Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Thomas SondergardCourtesy of the artist

First time's the charm, obviously, as Thomas Sondergard leads the Sydney Symphony orchestra in this fantastic performance that includes Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony.

Episode Playlist

STENHAMMAR: Excelsior!, Op. 13

PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5, Op. 64

TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto, Op. 35: 1. Allegro moderato
James Ehnes, violin; Sydney Symphony; Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto


Jaime H. of El Paso, TX, won this week's encore contest by correctly identifying James Ehnes' performance of the Allegro Assai from Bach's Violin Sonata No. 3, BWV 1005.