A chance to see violin master Itzak Perlman is not to be missed. So when Yaniv Dinur (Solti, ’16) was called upon with less than 12-hours notice to replace Edo de Waart, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s music director who had fallen ill, he rose to the occasion.
On Tuesday, September 27, Dinur led the ensemble in Brahm’s Symphony No. 3, Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, and Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Elaine Schmidt, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel called his leadership “Thoughtful” and “graceful.”
Schmidt said in her review, “Dinur used subtle shifts in tempo to create a compelling give and take of energy throughout the first movement, allowing plenty of expressive room to the longest phrases but bringing sharp focus to shorter passages.”