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March 29, 2007

A Mixed Bag for Vadim Repin

Filed under: Music,Review — tmyers2002 @ 8:30 pm

vadim repinVadim Repin has been playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor with NDR Symphony Orchestra under Christoph von Dohnányi. In Budapest an anonymous reviewer for the Budapest Sun wrote that Repin gave the piece “élan, lightness, and real joy”. However, reviewing the same piece performed at Carnegie Hall, Fred Kirshnit of the New York Sun said Repin “simply sounded like a machine.”

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