Midori and Festival Strings Lucerne release Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Romances with Warner Classics (October 2020)

As one of the world’s preeminent soloists, the violinist Midori has been performing on premier stages around the globe for over 35 years. Warner Classics will release a recording of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and his two Romances for Violin and Orchestra by Midori and the Festival Strings Lucerne on October 16th to celebrate the composer’s 250th birthday in December 2020.READ MORE

Midori on the cover of “The Strad” (September 2020)

The cover of the October issue of “The Strad” features violinist Midori. In a conversation with Toby Deller, she talks about performing contemporary music, recordings of Beethoven’s works and dedicating herself to social causes.

More about the latest issue of “The Strad” can be found here.

Midori and Omer Meir Wellber in Palermo (September 2020)

On September 25, violinist Midori and Omer Meir Wellber will present a joint program of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in two concerts at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, one at 5 p.m. and one at 9 p.m. (CET). The latter will be livestreamed on Teatro Massimo Web TV. With this concert, Midori begins her Artist in Residence at the Teatro Massimo. A matinée concert will follow on September 26th at 11 a.m. with chamber music works by Bach and Schnittke, together with musicians from the orchestra of the Teatro Massimo and music director Omer Meir Wellber himself at the piano.READ MORE

Midori at the 2020 Tanglewood Virtual Gala (July 2020)

Midori will celebrate the centenary of the legendary American violinist Isaac Stern, one of the most prominent artists of the 20th century, on July 23, 2020 at 02:00 Central European Summer Time (20:00, Estern Standard Time) at the 2020 Tanglewood Virtual Gala.READ MORE

Midori honors Isaac Stern at Online Event “Live with Carnegie Hall” (July 2020)

Midori and many other artists are honoring Isaac Stern for his 100th birthday on July 21 with a live event as part of “Live with Carnegie Hall,” an online series featuring some of the world’s best artists, behind-the-scenes stories, excerpts from past performances, and live musical moments.

At “Live with Carnegie Hall: Isaac Stern Centenary”, Midori will be joined by Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma, and Pinchas Zukerman on July 21 at 8 p.m. (CEST) to perform live on the Carnegie Hall website on Facebook or YouTube.

More about “Live with Carnegie Hall” here.

Midori celebrates Beethoven in Luzern (February 2020)

On Sunday, 1 May 2020, Midori will play a violin concerto and two romances by Beethoven and will thus be the focus of this concert under the baton of Daniel Dodds of the Lucerne Concert Series of the Festival Strings Lucerne titled “Beethoven zelebriert”. This programme, orchestra and conductor, repeat itself at Saffron Hall in Saffron Walden. The concert in England will take place on 6 March.READ MORE