weekly roundup of online performances we offer here on Violinist.com.Most of us have been listening to a great deal of music during the pandemic. And although the closest to "live" has been "live-streamed," we’ve also benefited from a wealth of home recordings, isolation concerts, and even the
Mainstays of the concert stage, such as Gil Shaham, Augustin Hadelich, and Rachel Barton Pine, have continued to keep us entertained through their generous online performances. But I’ve also had an opportunity to hear more from some younger, less established artists, such as Tessa Lark, Rachelle Ellen Wong, and Julian Rhee. I’m suddenly privy to performances by the Juilliard Orchestra, Boulder Bach Festival, and ViolaPower. And we’re hearing players from some of our top orchestras step out of their sections and give us solo work, including Martin Chalifour, Akiko Tarumoto, and Yumi Hwang-Williams.
I’m wondering if you’ve found some new favorite artists during the pandemic. Please pick the answer below that most closely corresponds to your choice, then provide specifics in the comments section. And if you did discover a new artist or ensemble, be sure to let us know how you happened to make the discovery, and also provide the link if you can!
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