The Week in Reviews, Op. 128: Hilary Hahn, Desirée Ruhstrat, Leonidas Kavakos

April 26, 2016, 11:32 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.

Hilary Hahn performed works by Bach, Mozart, Copland, Garcia Abril, and Davidson, with pianist Cory Smythe.

Desiree Ruhstrat
Desirée Ruhstrat

Desirée Ruhstrat performed Bach's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Bach Week Festival Orchestra.

Leonidas Kavakos performed the Korngold with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Karen Gomyo performed the Sibelius with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Augustin Hadelich performed the Beethoven with the Omaha Symphony.

Lindsay Deutsch performed the Tchaikovsky with the Adrian Symphony Orchestra.

IN OTHER NEWS:

Ji Yoon Lee, 23 of South Korea and Liya Petrova, 25, of Bulgaria won First Prize (€12,000 each) in the 2016 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, which announced laureates last week. No Second Prize was given; Third Prize (€8,000) went to Luke Hsu, 25, of the U.S. and Fourth Prize (€1,000 each) to Soo-Hyun Park, Ji Won Song and Karen Kido.

Please support music in your community by attending a concert or recital whenever you can!

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