The Week in Reviews, Op. 198: Kristóf Baráti; James Ehnes; Anne-Sophie Mutter

September 18, 2017, 2:37 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.

Kristóf Baráti performed Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Kristof Barati
Kristóf Baráti. Photo by Marco Borggreve.

James Ehnes premiered the Hillborg with the Minnesota Orchestra.

Anne-Sophie Mutter performed the Tchaikovsky with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Augustin Hadelich performed the Beethoven with the Utah Symphony.

Simone Porter performed the Tchaikovsky with the Rhode Island Philharmonic.

Christian Tetzlaff performed the Birtwistle with the London Symphony Orcehstra.

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September 19, 2017 at 10:55 AM · I hope he's not keeping his Stradivarius violin inside that wooden box. It probably doesn't even have "suspension."

September 19, 2017 at 05:08 PM · You can't judge a book by its cover, Paul, I saw his fiddle and case in person last spring when I spoke to Kristóf in Chicago -- dang nice.

September 20, 2017 at 03:20 PM · I thought maybe it was just a posed picture with an antique case. Glad to know his violin is safe and snug.

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