The Week in Reviews, Op. 234: Joshua Bell; Ray Chen; Celeste Golden Boyer; La Jolla Summerfest

August 14, 2018, 3:13 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.

Joshua Bell performed Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 3 while conducting the Academy of St Martin in the Fields at the BBC Proms.

Joshua Bell
Joshua Bell.

Ray Chen performed in recital with pianist Julien Quentin for Musica Viva.

Celeste Golden Boyer performed Max Richter's "Recomposed" mixed with Vivaldi's "Four Seasons," with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra.

Paul Huang, Anna Lee, Tien Hsien, Cindy Wu, Heiichiro Ohyama and Hai-Ye Ni performed chamber music at the La Jolla Music Society SummerFest.

Joshua Bell performed Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood.

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


This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Facebook YouTube Instagram Email is made possible by...

Shar Music
Shar Music

Pirastro Strings
Pirastro Strings

JR Judd Violins
JR Judd Violins

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Los Angeles Philharmonic

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases
Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

Anne Cole Violin Maker
Anne Cole Violin Maker Shopping Guide Shopping Guide

Metzler Violin Shop

Southwest Strings

Bobelock Cases

Johnson String Instrument/Carriage House Violins

Jargar Strings

Bay Fine Strings Violin Shop


Los Angeles Violin Shop


String Masters

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Laurie's Books

Discover the best of in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews. Interviews Volume 1 Interviews Volume 1, with introduction by Hilary Hahn Interviews Volume 2 Interviews Volume 2, with introduction by Rachel Barton Pine