The Buffalo Philharmonic releases “Echoes of Eastern Europe” on its Beau Fleuve label – JoAnn Falletta conducts David Ludwig’s Violin Concerto, with Bella Hristova, and Dvořák’s Seventh Symphony.

The compact and vivid Violin Concerto offers variety, edge, rhythmic elan, and a lovely sentimental slow movement. David Ludwig (born 1974) is the communicative composer, but imagine a work collaborated on by Khachaturian and Kodály edited by the Ravel of Tzigane....