The Week in Reviews, Op. 398: Joshua Bell; Christian Tetzlaff; Julian Rachlin

May 2, 2023, 1:26 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.

Joshua Bell
Violinist Joshua Bell.

Joshua Bell performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony.

Christian Tetzlaff performed the Brahms Violin Concerto with the New York Philharmonic.

Julian Rachlin performed Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No 1 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Arabella Steinbacher performed the world premiere of Georges Lentz's violin concerto " beam in distant heavens..." with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Masumi Per Rostad performed Jessie Montgomery's viola concerto "L.E.S. Characters" with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

Noah Bendix-Balgley performed his own "Fidl-Fantazye. A Klezmer Concerto with violin and chamber orchestra" with members of the Berlin Philharmonic.

Anne-Sophie Mutter performed Thomas Adès' "Air" with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Mandolinist Avi Avital performed works by Bach, Vivaldi and Avner Dorman with members of the Toronto Symphony.

Michelle Kim, performed Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor with the Apollo Orchestra.

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