Hilary Hahn – Paris [Deutsche Grammophon]

Short on quantity maybe (fifty-three minutes) this mostly impressive release is not wanting for quality. The Poème by Paris-born Ernest Chausson opens arrestingly, potently, with dark lower strings creating atmosphere from which Hilary Hahn’s violin steals-in imploringly; not the most voluptuous tone if intensely expressive, leaving Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Mikko Franck to … Continue reading Hilary Hahn – Paris [Deutsche Grammophon]