Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Shelley, conductor
Beethoven – Violin Concerto
Simone Lamsma review: A thoughtful, impeccable performance
Simone Lamsma played Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D, Opus 61 with rewarding musical thoughtfulness and impeccable instrumental accomplishment, making her violin radiate with a sound of rich sweetness and golden colour…..
…..Despite its justified popularity, this concerto has enduring challenges for performers in balancing logic of tempo, seriousness of utterance and flexibility of expression.
This performance charted a deft path through them to create an experience of substance, beauty and joy…..”