The Week in Reviews, Op. 141: Vadim Gluzman, Lisa Batiashvili, James Ehnes

July 26, 2016, 3:20 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.

Vadim Gluzman performed Mozart 3 and the Tchaikovsky with the Colorado Music Festival, and performed works by Franck and Tchaikovsky in recital with pianist David Korevaar.

Vadim Gluzman
Vadim Gluzman. Photo by Marco Borggreve.

Lisa Batiashvili performed the Dvorak with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

James Ehnes performed the Strauss with the Eastern Festival Orchestra.

Amy Cave performed Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Vermont Mozart Festival.

Peter Hanson performed Bach with the Carmel Bach Festival.

MuenzerIn other news, longtime Chicago Symphony Orchestra violinist Edgar Muenzer died July 22. Wishing all the best to his friends and family.

Please support music in your community by attending a concert or recital whenever you can!


July 26, 2016 at 11:36 PM · "the Mozart" which one? He wrote 5 for violin.

July 27, 2016 at 12:20 AM · G major - the link is right there to read the review! I added it in there, though, it's a good idea.

July 30, 2016 at 05:36 PM · Hang on a second! Can someone explain Gluzman's headshot to me?

Is there seriously a need to find new and edgy ways to have your picture taken with a violin?

I imagine him and the photographer were like:

-"Maybe you could hold it up in front of half your face?"

"No, no, that's too cliche"

-"I got it....take off all your clothes and hold the violin in front of your chest!"

"no, no....what am I, a piece of meat?"

-"OK, this is it: hold it over your shoulder like an ax!"

"My shoulder...I can't-I have these weird shoulder flaps that are getting in the.....That's it! You're a genius! I'll hook the fingerboard UNDER MY SHOULDER STRAPS!!"

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