The Week in Reviews, Op. 250: Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Gil Shaham, James Ehnes

December 12, 2018, 10:22 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.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja performed works by Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann and Robert Schumann in a farewell concert with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja
Patricia Kopatchinskaja.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja performed in recital with pianist Polina Leschenko in Santa Barbara, Calif.

Gil Shaham performed the Dvorak Violin Concerto with the Naples Philharmonic.

James Ehnes performed the Britten Violin Concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Mateusz Wolski performed Vivali's "Winter" from the Four Seasons with members of the Spokane Symphony

Chloé Trevor performed Vivaldi and PPiazzolla’s "The Four Seasons" with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra.

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December 13, 2018 at 09:24 AM · Patricia Kopatchinskaja is ending her career? Or I missed something?

December 13, 2018 at 05:17 PM · Kopatchinskaja seems like the best kind of complete music dork. I hope she comes to Denver at some point.

December 14, 2018 at 02:37 AM · It appears she is simply ending her time as artistic partner with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.

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