The Week in Reviews, Op. 354: María Dueñas; Pekka Kuusisto; Alexi Kenney

May 24, 2022, 1:25 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.

Maria Duenas
Violinist María Dueñas. Photo by Tam Lan Truong.

María Dueñas performed the world premiere of Gabriela Ortiz’s "Altar de Cuerda" with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Pekka Kuusisto performed Vaughan Williams' "The Lark Ascending" and conducted the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Alexi Kenney performed Bartok’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Margaret Batjer and cellist Andrew Shulman performed Brahms' Double Concerto with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

Rachel Barton Pine performed the Korngold Violin Concerto with the Vancouver (Washington) Symphony.

Kerson Leong performed Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra.

Tim Kliphuis performed his own "Ulysses" Violin Concerto with the Wight Symphony Orchestra.

Harry Kneeshaw performed and cellist Hugh Mackay performed Delius’ Concerto for Violin and Cello with the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.

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