The Week in Reviews, Op. 95: Christian Tetzlaff; Ray Chen; Simone Lamsma

August 18, 2015, 3:41 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 Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Christian Tetzlaff
Christian Tetzlaff. ©Photo: Giorgia Bertazzi

Christian Tetzlaff performed Mendelssohn with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Simone Lamsma performed the Tchaikovsky with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Julian Rachlin performed the Sibelius with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Nicola Benedetti performed the Glazunov with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Alina Ibragimova performed works by Vivaldi and Bach with Apollo’s Fire.

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August 19, 2015 at 01:50 AM · Let's hear it for Ray Chen, using pressure instead of "weight" on his bow.

August 19, 2015 at 04:30 AM · I almost can't tell if the LA Times review on Ray Chen was positive or negative. :-P

August 20, 2015 at 02:35 AM · I had the same reaction as Gene; the best that can be said is the review damns with faint praise, but if the ambiguity is deliberate...

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