Erin Aldridge, violin

Violinist Erin Aldridge added the icing to the cake with a dazzling display of unfettered virtuosity in Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso-–The Evening Express (Aberdeen, Scotland)
Aldridge deserves credit for her courage. She not only tamed these wild and demanding sonatas but also invested them with about as much musicality as could be drawn therefrom...With Aldridge in firm control, one could detect the essences while ever gaining a sense of awe for what she was able methodologically to make her violin do. Hers was quite a feat.-–Peter Jacobi (Herald Tribune) on Erin Aldridge’s performance of the Ysa˙e Six Solo Violin Sonatas at the Indiana University Summer Music Festival
I didn't breathe for about 30 minutes. The emotional subtlety of Aldridge's bow technique could transport a listener to New York, Berlin, or Paris.-–Samuel Black (Duluth News Tribune)
Her emotional and passionate embracing of the solo violin part caught up the audience in a new understanding in the power of Strauss. The audience went wild. When Aldridge was recognized, the house erupted in warm shouts of enthusiasm.-–Samuel Black on Strauss' Ein Heldenleben performed by the DSSO (Duluth News Tribune)
Erin Aldridge, concertmaster of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, gave a dazzling display of bowing technique. In each of these movements her precise and subtle shadings were mesmerizing.-–Samuel Black (Duluth News Tribune)
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