The Week in Reviews, Op. 231: Chee-Yun; Ray Chen; Augustin Hadelich

May 21, 2018, 10:39 AM · 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.

Chee-Yun performed the Glazunov Violin Concerto with the Portland Symphony Orchestra.

Chee Yun
Chee-Yun. Photo by Youngho Kang.

Ray Chen performed the Sibelius with the London Symphony Orchestra, replacing Janine Jansen.

Augustin Hadelich performed the Dvorak with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Benjamin Beilman performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the London Chamber Orchestra, while synesthetic artist Jack Coulter painted along.

Chad Hoopes performed the Barber Violin Concerto with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

Jack Liebeck performed the Tchaikovsky with the York Guildhall Orchestra.

Frank Almond and colleagues performed chamber music by Mozart and Brahms for the Frankly Music series in Milwaukee.

Mira Wang performed Torsten Raschs's Violin Concerto Tropoi with the South Carolina Philharmonic.

Jorge Avila performed Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Ridgefield Symphony.

Jennifer Pike performed the Tchaikovsky with the Dresden Philharmonic.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason performed three pieces for cello at the at the royal wedding of Meghan and Harry in Windsor.

And since we probably all need to relax a little, here is his performance:

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