For Lisa Batiashvili, everything began with Jean Sibelius’ Violin Concerto. In this video, she explains why the work means so much to her. 

In addition to this Finnish classic of the violin repertoire, Brahms’ Fourth Symphony is on the programme at the Festspielhaus on 29 March and 1 April.

Music: Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47, Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Paavo Järvi (conductor), recorded at the Philharmonie Berlin on 6 May 2018