The Week in Reviews, Op. 309: Janine Jansen; Isabelle Faust; Rachel Barton Pine

February 18, 2020, 6:38 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.

Janine Jansen
Violinist Janine Jansen.

Janine Jansen performed Brahms’s Violin Concerto with the New York Philharmonic.

Isabelle Faust performed Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Rachel Barton Pine performed the Barber Violin Concerto with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra.

Baiba Skride performed Sofia Gubaidulina's "Offertorium" with the St. Louis Symphony.

Midori performed Schumann's Violin Concerto in D minor with the Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra.

Nicola Benedetti performed Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with the New World Symphony.

Ray Chen performed Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony.

Pinchas Zuckerman and Amanda Forsyth performed the Brahms Double with the Madison Symphony Orchestra.

Karen Gomyo performed Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

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