The Week in Reviews, Op. 328: Gil Shaham, Augustin Hadelich, Midori, Robert Chen

November 9, 2021, 4:06 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.

MTT and Gil Shaham
Violinist Gil Shaham. Photo by Chris Lee.

Gil Shaham performed the Berg Violin Concerto with the New York Philharmonic in a concert that marked conductor Michael Tilson Thomas' return to the podium after brain surgery.

Augustin Hadelich performed in recital with pianist Orion Weiss at St. Paul's Ordway Concert Hall.

Midori performed the world premiere of Detlev Glanert’s Violin Concerto No. 2, "To the Immortal Beloved" with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Robert Chen, CSO Concertmaster, performed Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Ning Feng performed Elgar’s violin concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Blake Pouliot performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Sarasota Orchestra.

Ray Chen performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Seattle Symphony.

Leonid Sigal, HSO Concertmaster, performed Wynton Marsalis' Violin Concerto with the Hartford Symphony.

Ruben Rengel performed Korngold’s Concerto for Violin in D major with Symphoria.

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Nikki Chooi (BPO Concertmaster) performed the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Leonidas Kavakos performed in recital with pianist Yuja Wang at Carnegie Hall.

Daniel Pioro performed Tom Coult’s violin concerto, "Pleasure Garden" with the BBC Philharmonic.

Cellist Guy Johnston performed in recital with pianist Chiao-Wen Cheng at St. Luke's in Atlanta.

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