The Week in Reviews, Op. 324: Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR); Pekka Kuusisto; Nicola Benedetti; David Halen

October 12, 2021, 4:32 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.

DBR Daniel Bernard Roumain
Violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, "DBR."

Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) performed his own "Voodoo Violin Concerto" with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

Pekka Kuusisto performed the UK premiere of Bryce Dessner’s Violin Concerto (2020) with the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Nicola Benedetti performed Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor with the London Symphony Orchestra.

David Halen performed William Bolcom Violin Concerto with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

William Shaub performed in recital with pianist Kevin Class.

Simone Porter performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.

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