Instrument - Violin

Arnaud Sussmann © Carlin Ma
Arnaud Sussmann
© Carlin Ma
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OsloShostakovich: Violin Concerto no. 2

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto no. 2 in C sharp minor, Op.129
The Norwegian Radio Orchestra; Hans Petter Mæhle; Anders Nilsson
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VIOLIN COMPETITIONS
ARD International Music Competition Munich
Entry deadline:
Entries now closed.
Finals: 28 Aug to 10 Sep 2017
Munich
Categories:
Violin, Piano, Guitar, Oboe
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The Menuhin Competition 2018
Entry deadline:
31 October 2017
Finals: April 2018
Geneva
Categories:
Violin
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The George Enescu Festival Competition
Entry deadline:
18 April 2018
Finals: 11 - 23 Sep 2018
Bucharest
Categories:
Piano, cello, violin
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ARTICLES

Jagdish Mistry, Ensemble Modern: interview

We continue our interviews series with Jagdish Mistry, violinist at the Ensemble Modern.

Jonathan Crow takes the reins in Toronto

This year’s edition of the Toronto Summer Music (TSM) marks two milestones: along with a celebration of Canada’s Sesquicentennial, it will inaugurate Jonathan Crow’s tenure as new Artistic Director. Crow, 40, is an internationally acclaimed violinist who has served as concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 2011.

Sibelius' Symphonies 1 & 2: A violinist’s perspective

An overview of Sibelius' first two symphonies from the perspective of an orchestral violinist. 
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LondonBeethoven at St James's

Beethoven
London Repertoire Orchestra; David Cutts; Chihiro Ono

StockholmStravinsky Festival: Funeral Song

Stravinsky
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Elina Vähälä

MariborOrquestra de Cadaqués: Gira Austria-Eslovenia

Bizet, Sarasate
Orquestra de Cadaqués; Jaime Martín; Leticia Moreno

WilmingtonGala concert at Wilmington, NC's Thalian Hall

Nancy King; Alexei Mejouev; Michael Rallis; Nikoleta Rallis

LondonTotal Immersion: Julian Anderson

Anderson
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Carolin Widmann

AtlantaOrchestra with Attitude: Bernstein, Prokofiev and Ravel

Bernstein, Prokofiev, Dutilleux, Ravel
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Ludovic Morlot; Ray Chen
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Veronika Eberle wows in Mendelssohn

This was the second of Bernard Haitink’s Barbican appearances with the London Symphony Orchestra mostly drawing on the Austro-German orchestral tradition in electric and efficient perfromances. 
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Shedding light on inventiveness

The Takács Quartet proved once more that among the long-established American quartets they are, arguably, the most reliable.
*****
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Giltburg delivers thoughtful Tchaikovsky

Giltburg impresses with his warm sound and thoughtfulness in Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto while Martín and the NSO revel in Schoenberg's transcript of Brahms' Piano Quartet no. 1 
***11
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East meets West: Ligeti, Dvořák, and Schumann with Gimeno and the Boston Symphony

Gustavo Gimeno, making his Symphony Hall debut, impressed in a program opening with Ligeti's Concert Românesc.
****1
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James Ehnes excels in Beethoven's Violin Concerto

Ehnes excels in Beethoven, and Gardner draws lovely tone from the RNSO.
****1
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An evening of Mendelssohn and Schumann with the Seattle Symphony and Gidon Kremer

Music by Mendelssohn framed Schumann’s misunderstood Violin Concerto in this sensitive concert led by Ludovic Morlot and featuring guest violinist Gidon Kremer.
****1
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