Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Elina Vahala plays Kuusisto's Violin Concerto

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Violinist Elina Vahala courtesy the artist

For years, Jaakko Kuusisto has been meaning to write a concerto that would show off his skills on the violin. He hasn't done that quite yet, but he has written a piece for his friend, violinist Elina Vahala. On this episode of Performance Today, Elina Vahala, backed by the Minnesota Orchestra, play the fiery Violin Concerto by Jaakko Kuusisto.

Hour One
Hour Two