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New York Philharmonic
Jaap van Zweden, conductor

Britten – Violin Concerto

Simone Lamsma…..made a brilliant Philharmonic debut in Britten’s Violin Concerto.

…..Ms. Lamsma, who first worked with her countryman Mr. van Zweden in 2007, played splendidly, with crisp clarity and brightly radiant sound, conveying both the rhapsodic fervor and intriguing pensiveness of the music…..

Full reviewFurther reviews on Simone Lamsma’s New York Philharmonic debut

Anthony Tommasini – New York Times
30 november 2018

Pittsburgh Symphony
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor

Korngold – Violin Concerto

★★★★★
…..Korngold’s Violin Concerto from Simone Lamsma is delivered with extraordinary deftness and depth…..

…..this performance was the most impressive one I’ve ever heard – on recordings or in the concert hall – an amazing artistic feat…..Full review

Phillip Nones – Bachtrack
9 December 2018

Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Michael Francis, conductor

Beethoven – Violin Concerto

…..Dutch violinist Simone Lamsma played her part almost as if she were outside herself. She appeared to be engaged with Beethoven on a level we seldom encounter.

…..it was apparent that Beethoven’s music was coming through her in a pure state…..
Full review

Garrett Harris - San Diego Reader
22 June 2015