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The Week in Reviews, Op. 230: Vilde Frang; Joshua Bell; Igudesman and Joo

July 16, 2018, 4:33 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.

Vilde Frang performed the Britten Violin Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Vilde Frang
Vilde Frang. Photo by Sussie Ahlburg, EMI Classics.

Joshua Bell performed the Bernstein "Serenade" with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Alexey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo performed their classical comedy routine "And Now Mozart" at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival.

Kolja Blacher performed Carl Nielsen's Violin Concerto with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

Eva Wetzel performed Ravel's "Tzigane" with the Eastern Festival Orchestra

In other news:

Timothy Lees is stepping down as concertmaster of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, after 20 years.

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


July 17, 2018 at 09:37 PM · Isn't this supposed to be op. 239?

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