The Week in Reviews, Op. 171: Maxim Vengerov, Leila Josefowicz, Leonidas Kavakos

March 6, 2017, 11:37 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.

Maxim Vengerov performed the Tchaikovsky with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Maxim Vengerov
Maxim Vengerov.

Leila Josefowicz performed Adams' Scheherazade.2 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Leonidas Kavakos premiered Auerbach's NYx: Fractured Dreams with the New York Philharmonic.

Benjamin Beilman performed the Sibelius with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Simone Lamsma performed Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the National Symphony Orchestra.

William Preucil performed Thomas' Violin Concerto No. 3 with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Holly Mulcahy performed Stephenson's Tributes with the Chattanooga Symphony.

Eunice Kim performed Bach's Second Violin Concerto with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja performed Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Gil Shaham performed the Barber with Orchestre National de Lyon.

Philippe Quint performed Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole with the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

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March 6, 2017 at 10:22 PM · To add to your very long list of great performances this week, Augustin Hadelich played a fabulous Shostakovich 1 in San Diego this weekend.

San Diego Union Tribune

San Diego Story

March 7, 2017 at 03:26 AM · "Josefowicz’s timbre is as lean and sinewy as her well-toned arms..."

And David Oistrakh's tone was as full and round as his torso?

March 7, 2017 at 05:43 PM · I know, Alan. I read that and winced. And then just had to share, of course. Another reviewer chose to emphasize Philippe Quint's fab fashion sense, as well, so at least this week the physical comments were equal opportunity -- ?

Thank you for sharing the San Diego reviews of Augustin Hadelich!

March 8, 2017 at 05:10 PM · Philippe accessorized his outift with a Strad I guess he's into vintage fashion!

March 11, 2017 at 03:14 PM · Great performance of Bruch,sorry, Sarah Chang in Boca Raton fest

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