“The violin tone of the young Norwegian Eldbjørg Hemsing has something spacious, immediate, unseen, nothing pretentious about it … [Eldbjørg] plays so brilliantly and convincingly in her “mother tongue” that it must captivate everyone. The violinist’s joy in inventing music is demonstrated by her fine variations …”
Eldbjørg Hemsing: violin – Simon Trpčeski: piano
– Crescendo Magazine –
“La qualité sonore en est remarquable.”
10 out of 10
– NRK –
(Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation)
“It becomes more than clear that Eldbjørg Hemsing is the real thing.”
Tan Dun – Fire Ritual violin concertos
“This excellent disc of violin concertos showcases Dun’s dexterity and imagination in writing for the instrument and features radiant and sophisticated performances from the violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing…[In Rhapsody and Fantasia] Dun explores every inch of the solo violin with a depth of imagination that calls to mind Berg’s groundbreaking concerto…"
- BBC Music Magazine
Dvořák & Suk: Works for Violin & Orchestra
“Her reading of the Dvořák is agile and characterful, although perhaps lacks the soaring sweetness that the Concertos’ central movement calls for…both Hemsing and ensemble shine much more convincingly in Suk’s Fantasy in G minor…The recording’s real highpoint is, however, the all-too-brief final track of the disc, Suk’s delightful ‘Liebeslied’…Hemsing plays this endlessly tender ‘love song’ with a perfect blend of heart and restraint.“
- BBC Music Magazine
Borgström & Shostakovich: Violin Concertos
“[Shostakovich] Hemsing is as fine in the third movement as the first in progressively ratcheting up the tension before easing down into the cadenza, which in turn grows steadily to a searing climax. The finale scuttles along brilliantly.“
- The Strad
Celebrating the 250th anniversary of one of probably the greatest composers of our time, Arash Safaian and Sebastian Knauer – Piano have invited me to join this fantastic project, bringing Beethoven’s music and spirit back to life in modern variations.
One of my first comments after receiving the score to Arash was “I really feel like I am the violin ‘super-hero’ – you can listen to the variations recorded with the Zürcher Kammerorchester on this links.
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