The Week in Reviews, Op. 232: Alexander Kerr; Karen Gomyo; Itzhak Perlman

May 29, 2018, 7:59 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.

Alexander Kerr premiered Jonathan Leshnoff's Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Dallas Symphony at one of conductor Jaap van Zweden's final concerts with the orchestra.

Alexander Kerr
Alexander Kerr.

Karen Gomyo performed the world premiere of Samuel Adams’ "Chamber Concerto" with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Itzhak Perlman conducted and performed with the San Francisco Symphony.

Anne Akiko Meyers performed the Barber Concerto with the Santa Barbara Symphony.

Liana Bérubé performed the Bernstein Serenade with the Oakland Symphony.

Arabella Steinbacher performed the Tchaikovsky Concerto with the Dresden Philharmonic.

Sophie Rosa performed "The Lark Ascending" with the Westmorland Orchestra.

Please support music in your community by attending a concert or recital whenever you can!


May 30, 2018 at 10:08 PM · The critics in Chicago better find more contemporary frames of reference . . . How "out of it" can they be?

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