‘Baiba Skride Wrestles Bartok’s Art of Darkness’
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‘Baiba Skride Wrestles Bartok’s Art of Darkness’, is the headline in the New York Times following her debut with the New York Philharmonic and Christoph Eschenbach with …

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‘Baiba Skride Wrestles Bartok’s Art of Darkness’

03.03.2016

‘Baiba Skride Wrestles Bartok’s Art of Darkness’, is the headline in the New York Times following her debut with the New York Philharmonic and Christoph Eschenbach with Bartok’s 2nd Violin concerto on Thursday. The review goes on to say, ‘Ms. Skride brought a wide tonal palette to her insightful and passionate interpretation, her tone meaty and bold to open, then sweet, gossamer and brash. The lyrical lines unfolded with soaring energy, and she surmounted the technical challenges with aplomb.’ These 4 performances at Geffen Hall marks the end of a 6 week period in the USA for Baiba, where she appeared with National Symphony Orchestra Washington, Seattle, Detroit and Toronto Symphony.

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