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José Luis Gomez,conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

Beethoven: Violin Concerto
R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra

  • Music from the hit science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey on its 50th anniversary.
  • The film is particularly remembered for the use of Richard Strauss’ tone poem Thus Spake Zarathustra, also recorded as a jazz-funk version that became a top five, Grammy® winning hit for Brazilian artist Deodato.
  • Beethoven’s Violin Concerto is one of the best known and important works of the repertoire.
  • Violin superstar, Anne Akiko Meyers, is one of the most in-demand violinists in the world and was the top-selling classical instrumentalist of 2014 on Billboard’s traditional classical charts.