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Review: New concerto was written for powerhouse violinist — and he delivered

17th March, 2017

“The new concerto is a huge work, scored for so many instruments (including a full complement of brass) that even the most assertive soloist would have to work hard to be heard. Conductor Ludovic Morlot did a fine job of balancing the instrumental forces, though inevitably Ehnes’ solo line was occasionally covered by the sheer density of the scoring.”

 

17 March 2017
Melinda Bargreen / The Seattle Times

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Seattle Symphony is Making Music Matter

11th February, 2017

“In fact, serious change has been afoot ever since Morlot began his tenure helming the SSO a half decade ago. Much of the transformation has to do with artistic programming, as you’d expect. One prong of this shift is an emphasis on masterpieces of the (especially modern) repertoire that had gotten short shrift or simply been ignored in Seattle.”

 

11 February 2017
Thomas May / Vanguard Seattle

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