The Week in Reviews, Op. 311: Akiko Suwanai; Leila Josefowicz; Pekka Kuusisto

March 3, 2020, 2:28 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.

Akiko Suwanai
Violinist Akiko Suwanai. Photo by Takaki Kumada.

Akiko Suwanai performed Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Leila Josefowicz performed Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Violin Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony.

Pekka Kuusisto performed Nielsen’s Violin Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Anne Akiko Meyers performed Adam Schoenberg's Violin Concerto "Orchard in Fog" with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Joshua Bell performed and conducted Paganini’s Concerto No. 1 with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

Kelly Hall-Tompkins performed Joseph Bologne’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Stefan Jackiw performed Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the San Diego Symphony.

Simone Porter performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor with the New Jersey Symphony.

Sergej Krylov performed Spohr’s Second Violin Concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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March 5, 2020 at 05:47 PM · Spohr's 2:nd concerto? That would be fun to hear in a concert :)

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