The Week in Reviews, Op. 405: Sirena Huang, Hilary Hahn, Jeremy Black

June 21, 2023, 3:51 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.

Sirena Huang
Violinist Sirena Huang. Photo by Raymond Huang.

Sirena Huang performed Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in D Minor for String Orchestra with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Hilary Hahn performed a concert of American works with the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective at Wigmore Hall.

Concertmaster Jeremy Black performed Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 at the opening concert of the Grant Park Music Festival.

The Dover String Quartet, along with violist Barry Shiffman violinists Andrew Wan and Njioma Grevious and cellist Desmond Hoebig, performed the Mendelssohn Octet for the opening of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival.

Melissa White performed Vivaldi’s "Summer" from "The Four Seasons" at the Sarasota Music Festival.

The Escher Quartet performed with harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani for the Rockport Chamber Music Festival.

Nicola Benedetti, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performed Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Thomas Gould performed Philip Glass’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Omega Ensemble.

Madeleine Easton performed Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, and other Baroque works with Bach Akademie Australia.

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