The Week in Reviews, Op. 119: Simone Porter, Hilary Hahn, Augustin Hadelich, Nikolaj Znaider

February 23, 2016, 11:44 AM · In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, Violinist.com each week presents links to reviews of notable concerts and recitals around the world.

Simone Porter performed the Barber with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

Simone Porter
Simone Porter. Photo by Jeff Fasano Photography.

Hilary Hahn performed the Sibelius with the Minnesota Orchestra.

Augustin Hadelich performed the Tchaikovsky with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Nikolaj Znaider performed the Nielsen with the San Francisco Symphony.

James Ehnes performed the Beethoven with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Alina Ibragimova performed Haydn's C Major Violin Concerto with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Robert Chen performed the Respighi with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Stefan Jackiw performed Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jennifer Frautschi performed the Mendelssohn with the Boston Philharmonic.

William Shaub performed Praeludium and Allegro and Zigeunerweisen with the Canton Symphony Orchestra.

Rebecca Reale performed Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 with the New World Symphony.

Dale Barltrop performed the Barber with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.


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February 24, 2016 at 03:18 PM · Nobody plays on a single hair. And how does one wield a desperation of execution without fighting to be heard? But truthfully I did find the whole of the linked review quite enjoyable. That "Song of the Lark" blog is a fun one.

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