The Week in Reviews, Op. 185: Steven Copes, Jennifer Koh, Christian Tetzlaff

June 12, 2017, 11:51 AM · In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, each week presents links to reviews of notable concerts and recitals around the world.

Steven Copes premiered the Pierre Jalbert Violin Concerto with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Steven Copes
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Concertmaster Steven Copes.

Jennifer Koh performed Iyer's "Trouble" at the Ojai Music Festival.

Christian Tetzlaff performed the Sibelius with the MET Orchestra.

Pekka Kuusisto performed the Mendelssohn with the Seattle Symphony.

Joshua Brown performed Mozart's Rondo for Violin and Orchestra with the North Shore Chamber Music Festival.

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June 13, 2017 at 06:33 AM · I heard Steven Copes perform Pierre Jalbert's Violin Concerto at the Friday morning concert. He played with every nuance and all the brilliance that Jalbert demands, then even more. I've been lucky enough to hear this guy play most of the season!

I just hope they made a recording of this concerto.

This program was the season finale for the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. The concert opened with Mendelssohn's "Fair Melusina" Overture and concluded with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

June 13, 2017 at 04:48 PM · Daniel, are the SPCO concerts still broadcast?

June 17, 2017 at 07:23 PM · Concerts of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra are still broadcast and now are streamed live online as well. Also, the SPCO maintains a new Concert Library of past performances available online at (You need cut and paste the URL. It doesn't work as a hotlink from here.)

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