The Week in Reviews, Op. 88: Sarah Chang, Gil Shaham, Joo Yeong Sir

June 30, 2015, 11:12 AM · In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, Violinist.com each week presents links to reviews of notable concerts and recitals around the world.

Gil Shaham performed the Barber with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Sarah ChangSarah Chang performed Bruch’s First Violin Concerto with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra.

Joo Yeong Sir performed the Tchaikovsky with the Hertfordshire Philharmonia.

Joanna Frankel performed Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra.

Satu Vanska performed the Bach with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

In other news, noted film and television composer Danny Elfman is working on a violin concerto, which he hopes to have finished by spring.

Please support music in your community by attending a concert or recital whenever you can!

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July 2, 2015 at 07:39 AM · Seems like Sarah Chang has made a career out of playing the Bruch concerto with that "robust" sound.

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