The Week in Reviews, Op. 337: Nicola Benedetti; James Ehnes; TwoSet Violin; Xavier Foley

January 18, 2022, 12:49 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.

Nicola Benedetti
Violinist Nicola Benedetti. Photo by Simon Fowler.

Nicola Benedetti performed the U.S. premiere of Mark Simpson’s Violin Concerto with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

James Ehnes performed the Elgar Violin Concerto with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

TwoSet Violin performed their Virtual World Tour on Dec. 28.

Bassist-composer Xavier Foley performed his own work "For Justice and Peace" with violinist Eunice Kim and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Jack Liebeck performed Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Tang Tee Khoon performed all 10 Beethoven Violin and Piano Sonatas with pianist Luca Buratto in Singapore.

COVID-Related Postponements and Cancellations:

Regrettably, the latest COVID surge has caused a number of postponements and cancellations of classical performances during January. Here are some of them:

Please support music in your community by attending a concert or recital whenever you can!

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