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