The Week in Reviews, Op. 392: Hilary Hahn, Simone Lamsma, Rachel Barton Pine

March 22, 2023, 2:10 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.

Hilary Hahn
Violinist Hilary Hahn. Photo by O.J. Slaughter.

Hilary Hahn performed solo violin works of Bach in Chicago's Symphony Center.

Simone Lamsma performed Erich Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

Rachel Barton Pine performed Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Chicago Sinfonietta.

Daniel Hope performed American works with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra in West Palm Beach.

Jennifer Koh performed solo works by Bach and Missy Mazzoli at the Adelaide Festival.

Pekka Kuusisto performed Nico Muhly's violin concerto "Shrink" with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Vilde Frang performed the Elgar Violin Concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Braimah Kanneh-Mason performed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in "The Chevalier."

Andrew Ling performed Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra.

Loh Jun Hong and pianist Abigail Sin performed as "More Than Music" in Singapore.

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March 23, 2023 at 10:48 AM · I heard Vilde Frang live yesterday playing the Elgar. What an incredibly multifaceted, brutal concerto! So much respect for soloists like Frang who have really conquered this mountain of a concerto.

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