The Week in Reviews, Op. 146: Baiba Skride, Pekka Kuusisto, Gil Shaham

August 29, 2016, 11:37 PM · 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.

Baiba Skride performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 4 with the West Australia Symphony Orchestra.

Pekka Kuusisto performed the Sibelius with the Minnesota Orchestra in Edinburgh.

Gil Shaham performed the Korngold with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Gil Shaham performed Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with the La Jolla Music Society.

Robert Uchida performed the Mendelssohn with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.

Finally, Violinist.com editor Laurie Niles reviewed the semi-final round of the inaugural Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition.

The finals begin Thursday, Sept. 1, and Laurie will be covering both sessions, here on Violinist.com. Please support music in your community by attending a concert or recital whenever you can!

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