Listen to a Concerto

A concerto is a piece of music for a solo player and an orchestra. It is a very popular type of music  – it is exciting to hear and watch an expert soloist and to hear the huge sound from the orchestra as well. Listen to some concertos for the instrument you play. Here are some examples:

Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto Number 2:

Elgar – Cello Concerto:

Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto