The Week in Reviews, Op. 191: Ray Chen, Eli Matthews, Gil Shaham

July 31, 2017, 2:45 PM · 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.

Ray Chen performed the Mendelssohn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Ray Chen
Ray Chen. Photo by Tom Doms.

Eli Matthews performed Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Gil Shaham performed the John Williams Violin Concerto with Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Anne Akiko Meyers performed Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and Corigliano's Lullaby for Natalie with the Eastern Music Festival.

Alina ­Ibragimova performed Pro­kofiev’s ­Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Bartok's Second Violin Concerto with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

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