Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Fantastic soloist, fantastic orchestra, fantastic music -- in the words of Binghamton Philharmonic Maestro José-Luis Novo, “It doesn’t get any better than that.” Actually, it did last Sunday (Jan. 23). Guest soloist James Ehnes played Mozart’s Violin Concerto No., 3, K. 216, in G Major on one of the best violins ever crafted – a Stradivarius. (Ehnes plays the “Marsick” Stradivarius of 1715, on loan from the Fulton Collection.) While a quiet instrument, the violin possesses a color palette that puts a rainbow...
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