The Week in Reviews, Op. 227: Nicola Benedetti; James Ehnes; Leila Josefowicz

April 23, 2018, 1:15 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.

Nicola Benedetti performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Nicola Benedetti
Nicola Benedetti. Photo by Simon Fowler.

James Ehnes performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Leila Josefowicz performed the Stravinsky Violin Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Vadim Repin stood in for Hilary Hahn, performing Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Richard O'Neill performed the world premiere of 24 Preludes for Viola and Piano by Lera Auerbach.

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April 24, 2018 at 12:31 AM · I saw Ms Benedetti in Atlanta on Saturday and I would suggest that the reviewers underrated her playing. The word that comes to my mind is glorious.

April 25, 2018 at 01:13 PM · Wow, Christopher, that sounds like an amazing concert!

April 28, 2018 at 01:44 PM · I second Christopher! "Glorious" is a great word to describe the performance.

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