Return to the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
Feng returns to the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg on 15 December 2016, performing Paganini Violin Concerto No.1 at the Palais de la Musique et Congres under the baton of Marko Letonja.
A frequent interpreter of Paganini, Feng recorded Paganini Variations for his 2010 release Solo, and he also performed the composer’s works earlier this year with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, garnering glowing reviews:
“I wasn’t the only one laughing out loud at Feng’s witty sprezzatura… or gasping out loud at his effortless negotiation of every difficulty Paganini threw in his way – double and multiple stopping, lighting leaps and arpeggios, stratospheric harmonics, high-velocity pizzicati and ricochet bowing and I know not what else.”
Limelight Magazine, March 2016
“Whether hurling glistening shafts of golden tone into the auditorium or caressing the ear with the sonic equivalent of thistledown, Ning Feng demonstrated the form that places him well to the forefront of violin virtuosi… he wooed and won the heart of every listener.”
Weekend West, March 2016
In January 2017, Feng performs Paganini Violin Concert No.2 with the Staatsoper Hannover.