The Week in Reviews, Op. 236: Midori, Baiba Skride, Leila Josefowicz

September 5, 2018, 11:44 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.

Midori performed a movement from the Bernstein Serenade at the Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood.

Midori Goto
Midori Goto. Photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Baiba Skride performed the Bernstein Serenade with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms.

Leila Josefowicz performed Stravinsky's Violin Concerto in D with the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

Charles Yang performed the Korngold Violin Concerto with the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra at Young Euro Classic 2018.

Nancy Zhou, Yun Tang, Diana Tishchenko, Jia Yi Chen, Chang Yuan Ting and Olga Šroubková performed in the Finals of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition with the Shanghai Symphony.

Andrew Haveron and cellist Umberto Clerici performed the Brahms Double with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Grace Clifford performed the Dvorak Violin Concerto with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.


Pavel Šporci received the Torch-Bearer Award for his work promoting classical music in the Czech republic.

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