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April 26, 2007

Leonidas Kavakos in California

Filed under: Music,Review — tmyers2002 @ 7:55 pm

Leonidas KavakosLeonidas Kavakos performed the Brahms Violin Concerto in San Diego with Cincinatti Symphony under Paavo Jarvi. In his review for SanDiego.com, Kenneth Herman found “little compelling about this performance”, describing Kavakos as “too calculating and buttoned down.” In her review, Valerie Scher of the Union-Tribune described Kavakos as virtuosic, but without projecting much passion. Kavakos got a more favorable review up north from Timothy Mangan of the Orange County Register, describing his performance of the Brahms as “unusually penetrating.”

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