CD Reviews

DEBUT CD REVIEW IN KULTURRADIO RBB

Hjalmar Borgström and Dmitri Schostakovich: Violin Concertos “…for this concerto of Shostakovich, which has been dedicated to the great David Oistrach, this violinist must expect comparisons – which she all does not need to shun. Can one play this outstanding violin…

DEBUT CD REVIEW IN DIE ZEIT

“The timbres are varied, full of warmth and brilliant registers, and how Hemsing deals with this centuries-old richness [of her G.B. Guadagnini from 1764] is masterful: attuned to the characteristics of the violin and alert in her response to them,…

DEBUT CD REVIEW IN ONLINE MERKER

“…a brilliantly successful debut“ with “moving sounds” Online Merker | Dr. Ingobert Waltenberger | 6 March 2018 Die norwegische Geigerin Eldbjørg Hemsing mit dem Perlmutt-glänzenden Ton konzertiert zwar schon seit ihrem 11. Lebensjahr. Aber erst jetzt gibt sie mit der Wiener…

DEBUT CD REVIEW IN RONDO

“…with her supreme violinistic ease, sprightly personality and wonderfully clear and pure lyrical tone (2nd movement), the violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing transforms this repertoire rarity into a worthwhile rediscovery or new discovery. Hemsing’s mastery of the entire Shostakovich spectrum, from gloomy…

DEBUT CD REVIEW IN CRESCENDO

Eldbjørg Hemsing: Der verschollene Norweger “…jointly with Wiener Symphoniker and Conductor Olari Elts, Eldbjørg Hemsing presents an interpretation which is convincing, rich of colors and personal. With consistently brilliant sound and flexible expression, Eldbjørg Hemsing makes this album absolutely worth…

DEBUT CD REVIEW IN KLASSISKMUSIK

RATING: 6/6 STARS “… a fabulous discovery … [Hemsing] offers a star performance, technically steady as a mountain goat, bold and assertive where required and sweetly filled like spun sugar in the slow movement… the interpretation of Shostakovich’s first violin…

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