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…..

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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…..
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Phillip Nones – Bachtrack
9 December 2018

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…..”
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Peter McCallum -
Sydney Morning Herald
9 April 2019