The Week in Reviews, Op. 293: Holly Mulcahy; Philippe Quint; Vadim Gluzman; Sonnambula

October 15, 2019, 9:15 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.

Holly Mulcahy
Violinist Holly Mulcahy. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.

Holly Mulcahy performed George S. Clinton's "The Rose of Sonora" violin concerto with the Adrian Symphony Orchestra.

Philippe Quint performed the Barber Violin Concerto and music of Charlie Chaplin with the North Carolina Symphony.

Vadim Gluzman performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra.

Sonnambula viol ensemble performed music of Biber and more at the Baruch Performing Arts Center.

Arabella Steinbacher performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 with the National Symphony Orchestra.

James Ehnes performed Walton’s Violin Concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Augustin Hadelich performed Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Op. 64 in E minor with the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Ray Chen performed Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Op. 64 in E minor with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel Lozakovich performed Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

Sergej Krylov performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

James Ehnes performed Bruch’s Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor with the Halle Orchestra.

Kyra Humphreys performed Philip Glass' second violin concerto, "The American Four Seasons" with the Royal Northern Sinfonia.

Juliette Kang and violist Choong-Jin Chang performed Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Aisha Syed performed in recital with pianist Martin Labazevitch at Zankel Hall.

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October 16, 2019 at 01:27 PM · A google search on Holly Mulcahy turns up this tidbit:

October 16, 2019 at 04:46 PM · Paul, it sounds like that issue remains unresolved.

Holly also has written some nice blogs here on, one about playing violin for prisoners and another about scordatura in Mahler 4.

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