The Week in Reviews, Op. 248: Joshua Bell; Rachel Barton Pine; cellist Matthew Linaman

November 26, 2018, 1:54 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.

Joshua Bell performed Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Joshua Bell
Joshua Bell.

Rachel Barton Pine performed Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.

Cellist Matthew Linaman premiered Richard Marriott's Ghost Ship Concerto with the Oakland Symphony, in memory of victims of the 2016 "Ghost Ship" fire.

Carolin Widdman performed Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Ning Feng performed Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No.2 with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

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