The Week in Reviews, Op. 181: Julia Fischer, Kyung Wha Chung, Tasmin Little

May 15, 2017, 3:06 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.

Julia Fischer performed Henze's Il Vitalino Raddoppiato with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Julia Fischer
Julia Fischer. Photo by Uwe Arens, Decca.

Kyung Wha Chung performed Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas in recital at the Barbican, London.

Tasmin Little performed the Tchaikovsky with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Simone Porter performed the Tchaikovsky with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.

Renaud Capuçon performed the Korngold with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Pekka Kuusisto performed works by Grieg and Sibelius with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Juliana Athayde performed Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Ning Feng performed Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4 with the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja performed works by Crumb, Ligeti, Kurtág, Biber, Lann, and Bach in recital with pianist Anthony Romaniuk.

Leonid Sigal performed the Glazunov with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

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May 16, 2017 at 12:48 AM · I clicked on the first review of Kyung Wha Chung, and it said she just had a serious injury. Does anybody know what happened?

May 16, 2017 at 03:44 AM · Here is an excellent interview of Kyung Wha Chung by Ariane Todes. It illuminates many of the difficulties she has overcome.

May 16, 2017 at 06:49 PM · Thank you, Laurie. It was a great interview indeed.

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