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08.17.14
James Ehnes
Prom 35 review: Sibelius' Fifth and William Walton's Violin Concerto
Express
06.15.14
Bramwell Tovey, James Ehnes
Review: The VSO ends its season with flare
Vancouver Sun
03.14.14
James Ehnes
A night of supercharged Bartok, sparkling Mozart at SSO
The Seattle Times
08.06.13
James Ehnes
No words do justice for Ehnes’ sublime Bach Chaconne
Ottawa Citizen
06.14.13
James Ehnes
Britten, Shostakovich: Violin Concertos, James Ehnes, review
The Telegraph
04.25.13
James Ehnes
Ehnes and orchestra find magic in Bernstein – Orchestra awesome in Antheil and Copland
Oregon Music News
03.08.13
James Ehnes
Unusual set of '3 Bs' works well for SLSO
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
01.01.13
James Ehnes
REVIEW Bartok: Works for Violin and Piano, Vol 2
Gramophone Magazine
01.01.13
James Ehnes
REVIEW Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty, Op 66
Gramophone Magazine
01.01.13
James Ehnes
Flying Solo
Gramophone Magazine
10.23.12
James Ehnes
Unexpected Accents in Familiar Brahms
The New York Times
10.05.12
James Ehnes
Review: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra shines in opening concert
Democrat and Chronicle
10.01.12
James Ehnes
Out and About With...James Ehnes, Violinist
BBC Music Magazine
09.20.12
James Ehnes
Concert review: James Ehnes boosts impressive Toronto Symphony Orchestra season opener
Musical Toronto
09.11.12
James Ehnes
Richly stocked Beethoven Fest is city's best-kept cultural secret, so far
Chicago Tribune
07.03.12
Jon Kimura Parker, James Ehnes
Scorching Bartok opened Seattle chamber-music fest
Seattle Times
07.01.12
James Ehnes
James Ehnes, happy at helm of Seattle Chamber Music Society, preserves his 17-year summer tradition
Seattle Times
05.25.12
James Ehnes
Ehnes plays with musicality, warmth
Winnipeg Free Press
05.18.12
James Ehnes
CBSO, Once Upon A Time at Birmingham Symphony Hall
Birmingham Post
05.13.12
James Ehnes, Philadelphia Orchestra
Philadelphia Orchestra at Strathmore
Washington Post
05.11.12
James Ehnes
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Stéphane Denève; James Ehnes
MusicalCriticism.com
05.07.12
James Ehnes
RSNO/Denève/Ehnes, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall All Rite on the night
The Herald Scotland
02.11.12
James Ehnes, Philadelphia Orchestra
A gifted night for conductor
Philadelphia Inquirer
01.12.12
James Ehnes, Minnesota Orchestra
Minnesota Orchestra proves it has a way with Brahms as festival starts
Pioneer Press
01.08.12
James Conlon, James Ehnes
Ehnes and Conlon start off New World’s new year in high-voltage style
South Florida Classical Review
11.10.11
James Ehnes
James Ehnes Excels in Barber’s Violin Concerto. Dutoit and the RPO Impressive in Berlioz and Tchaikovsky
Seen and Heard (UK)
10.21.11
James Ehnes
Louis Langree and the Baltimore Symphony do justice to Mozart and Debussy
Washington Post
10.16.11
David Robertson, James Ehnes, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Robertson, SLSO triumph in complex new concerto
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
09.28.11
James Ehnes
Concert review: Orchestra opens 2011-12 classics season with James Ehnes.
NewsOK.com
09.19.11
James Ehnes
Music Review: James Ehnes shows mastery of Brahms
Houston Chronicle
08.17.11
James Ehnes
James Ehnes: A career in full blossom, with strings attached Grammy and Juno winning musician brings interpretive muscle to his music
Vancouver Sun
06.24.11
James Ehnes
Violinist Ehnes delivers exhilarating recital in Coral Gables
South Florida Classical Review
04.30.11
James Ehnes
Ehnes' flying fingers make Tchaikovsky sing
Winnipeg Free Press
02.02.11
Bramwell Tovey, James Ehnes, The Knights , Les Violons du Roy
THE KNIGHTS, JAMES EHNES LES VIOLONS DU ROY & BRAMWELL TOVEY NOMINATED FOR JUNO AWARDS
Juno Awards
01.11.11
James Ehnes
REVIEW: Toronto Symphony Orchestra draws cheers from southern neighbors
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
01.11.11
James Ehnes
New Classical Tracks: Mendelssohn Reflections
Minnesota Public Radio
01.03.11
Alisa Weilerstein & Lera Auerbach , Miro Quartet , Courtney Lewis, Donald Runnicles, Patrick Summers, Gene Scheer, Jeremy Denk, Garrick Ohlsson, James Ehnes, Ryu Goto, Jennifer Koh, Yo-Yo Ma, Anoushka Shankar, Brooklyn Rider , Minnesota Orchestra , Michelle DeYoung, Francesca Zambello, Chanticleer
Opus 3 Artists's Best of 2010
12.29.10
Garrick Ohlsson, James Ehnes
Unswerving assurance of Ehnes' violin a winner
The Age
08.15.10
James Ehnes
Prom 37: BBC Philharmonic/Noseda
The Guardian (UK)
08.02.10
James Ehnes
Burnished Tones Evoke Ravel and Others in a Candlelit Room
New York Times
07.02.10
James Ehnes
James Ehnes Appointed to the Order of Canada
04.21.10
James Ehnes
James Ehnes Paganini 24 Caprices
ClassicsToday.com
03.03.10
James Ehnes
JAMES EHNES NOMINATED FOR A 2010 JUNO AWARD
02.02.10
James Ehnes
Superb : a violin in all its splendour
Classica
11.13.09
James Ehnes
Nicolo Paganini - 24 CAPRICES - JAMES EHNES (Violin)
Classical Music Sentinel
10.18.09
James Ehnes
Symphony goes lush, Russian, Romantic
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
07.23.09
Jon Kimura Parker, James Ehnes
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker and violinist James Ehnes perform in one of finest concerts of the year
Toronto Star
04.02.09
James Ehnes
JAMES EHNES WINS 2009 JUNO AWARD
03.16.09
James Ehnes
SCO, City Hall, Glasgow
The Herald (UK)
03.14.09
James Ehnes
Dramatic Beethoven, Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Edinburgh Guide
03.11.09
James Ehnes
Ehnes/Armstrong
The London Times
10.27.08
James Ehnes
Pick of the Litter: Ehnes explores 12 wonders of the violin world
Strings Magazine
10.11.08
James Ehnes
Fierce and bossy and bristling with change
The Globe & Mail
10.10.08
James Ehnes
Guest violinist dazzles with bow work
Toronto Star
09.25.08
James Ehnes
James Ehnes wins 2008 GRAMOPHONE Award
05.30.08
James Ehnes
Final concert well worth the wait
St. Petersburg Times
04.17.08
James Ehnes
Thrilling concert is more than a 'Lark'
The Salt Lake Tribune
03.14.08
James Ehnes
Seattle Symphony Orchestra: Guest violinist James Ehnes at the top of his form
The Seattle Times
02.29.08
James Ehnes
Violinist hits musical home run
The Calgary Herald
02.11.08
Garrick Ohlsson, James Ehnes
OPUS 3 ARTISTS PROUDLY CONGRATULATES OUR 2008 GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS
01.28.08
James Ehnes
Canadian violinist touches the heartstrings
The Miami Herald
01.21.08
James Ehnes
Elgar: Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op. 61; Serenade for Strings in E Minor, Op. 20 - James Ehnes, violin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Andrew Davis - Onyx
Audiophile Audition
01.19.08
James Ehnes
Elgar: Violin Concerto; Serenade for Strings
The Daily Telegraph
01.19.08
James Ehnes
Local Grammy nominees shine with Mozart violin concertos
The Vancouver Sun
01.19.08
James Ehnes
James Ehnes with the Vancouver Symphony
The Vancouver Sun
01.16.08
James Ehnes
James Ehnes joins roster
12.29.07
James Ehnes
Marin Alsop on James Ehnes Twenty Top Talents
Telegraph

“...playing of phenomenal control, allied to musicianship of the highest order.” (The Times, London) 

“No collection of virtuoso showpieces demands greater technical prowess than Paganini’s 24 Caprices. Yet James Ehnes, whose artistry suggests that in Paganini’s age he would have enjoyed similar stature to the great man, succeeds impressively in being more than merely thrilling…this is not simply a high-wire act. It’s playing of phenomenal control, allied to musicianship of the highest order.” - The Times (London)

Hailed as "the Jascha Heifetz of our day" (Globe and Mail), violinist James Ehnes is widely considered one of the most dynamic and exciting performers in classical music. He has performed in over 30 countries on five continents, appearing regularly with many of the world's most well-known orchestras and conductors ... read full bio