The Week in Reviews, Op. 285: Itzhak Perlman; Gil Shaham; Robert McDuffie

August 20, 2019, 12:35 PM · In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, Violinist.com each week presents links to reviews of notable concerts and recitals around the world.

Itzhak Perlman
Violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Itzhak Perlman performed Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia.

Gil Shaham performed the Brahms Violin Concerto with The Knights at Tanglewood.

Robert McDuffie performed an all-American recital at the Aspen Music Festival.

Nicola Benedetti performed Wynton Marsalis' Concerto in D for Violin and Orchestra with the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra.

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider performed Elgar's Violin Concerto in B Minor with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Bella Hristova performed Mozart's Concerto No. 5 with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

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

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August 24, 2019 at 11:48 AM · "I have never felt so pulverized by a concert."

What on earth does that mean--is that good or bad?

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