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The Week in Reviews, Op. 120: Baiba Skride, James Ehnes, Janine Jansen

March 1, 2016, 11:59 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.

Baiba Skride performed Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2 with the New York Philharmonic.

Baiba Skride
Baiba Skride.

James Ehnes performed the Sibelius with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Janine Jansen performed Shostakovich's Second Violin Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra.

Benjamin Beilman performed the Beethoven with the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra.

Augustin Hadelich performed Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2 with the BBC Philharmonic.

Kristóf Baráti performed the Khachaturian with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Simone Lamsma performed the Brahms with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Christian Tetzlaff performed works by Schumann and Dvorak in trio with cellist Tanja Tetzlaff and pianist Lars Vogt.

Gil Shaham performed the Leshnoff with The Knights in Atlanta.

Itamar Zorman performed in recital with pianist Kwan Yi at Wolf Trap, Washington, D.C.

Lauren Roth performed Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

Kirk Toth performed the Berg with the Toledo Symphony.

Augustin Hadelich performed the Tchaikovsky with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Baiba Skride performed the Brahms VC and Double Concerto with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Gil Shaham performed Prokofiev 2 with The Knights in Blacksburg, Va.

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March 2, 2016 at 04:50 PM · Out of several reviews I found after seeing Hadelich's Tchaikovsky with LPO, I am surprised this is the one that got posted! I quite enjoyed the concert, myself, and disagree with critics with too many preconceived expectations, especially after reading his thoughts about the Tchaikovsky concerto on his website.

Other reviews I had seen on this performance- there may be more:

Seen and Heard International

The Guardian

Classical Source

-an aspiring violinist and fan

March 2, 2016 at 07:16 PM · Thank you for adding those! We post the Week in Reviews every Tuesday, and though we try, we don't always find everything. But please, if anyone has a review they wish to see posted on Tuesday, please email me!

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