The Week in Reviews, Op. 409: Miriam Fried, Pekka Kuusisto, Eldbjørg Hemsing, Ray Chen

July 18, 2023, 12:25 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.

Miriam Fried
Violinist Miriam Fried.

Miriam Fried performed Brahms’ Violin Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia.

Pekka Kuusisto performed his own version of Vivaldi's Four Seasons with Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen at the BBC Proms.

Eldbjørg Hemsing and pianist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner performed in recital for for Newport Classical.

Ray Chen performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Augustin Hadelich performed Donnacha Dennehy's new violin concerto at the Aspen Music Festival.

Jeremy Black performed Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No. 3 with the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra.

Gil Shaham performed the Barber Violin Concerto with the National Youth Orchestra of the United States.

Paul Huang and pianist Helen Huang performed works by Mendelssohn, Respighi, Ysaye and Saint-Saens in their Singapore recital debut.

Lindsey Stirling performed in Tel Aviv's Charles Bronfman Auditorium.

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