The Week in Reviews, Op. 284: Leonidas Kavakos; Ray Chen; Jung-Min Amy Lee

August 13, 2019, 1:23 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.

Leonidas Kavakos
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos. Photo by Marco Borggreve.

Leonidas Kavakos performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood.

Ray Chen performed the Bach Double (I) with student violinist Laura Kukkonen with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.

Jung-Min Amy Lee performed the Barber Violin Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Augustin Hadelich and pianist Orion Weiss performed in recital at the Aspen Music Festival.

Joshua Bell performed the Dvorák Violin Concerto with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.

Pekka Kuusisto performed Vivaldi's Four Seasons with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.

Annett Sosothikul Ho performed Mozart Concerto No. 3 with the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra.

Daishin Kashimoto performed Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in D minor at the Incontri in Terra di Siena festival in Tuscany.

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August 14, 2019 at 12:22 AM · "mellifluous fluidity" (yak)

August 14, 2019 at 08:24 PM · It's a little redundant...

August 15, 2019 at 02:03 PM · Nice to see Kavakos performing!

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