The Week in Reviews, Op. 302: Eldbjørg Hemsing; Nicola Benedetti; cellist Julie Albers

December 18, 2019, 12:32 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.

Eldbjorg Hemsing
Violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing. Photo by Nikolaj Lund.

Eldbjørg Hemsing performed Tan Dun's Violin Concerto: Rhapsody and Fantasia 2009 (revised 2018) with The Orchestra Now (TON).

Nicola Benedetti performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Cellist Julie Albers performed Haydn's Cello Concerto in C with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

The Zukerman Trio performed with the Iris Orchestra.

Aizuri Quartet performed a concert in West Palm Beach.

Ayano Ninomiya and cellist Blaise Déjardin performed the Brahms Double Concerto with the Longwood Symphony Orchestra.

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December 18, 2019 at 09:55 PM · I can easily see how a febrile score would call for heated virtuosity.

December 18, 2019 at 11:31 PM · Eldbjørg Hemsing is amazing in the Tan Dun concerto.

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