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Hilary Hahn memorializes her time in Paris - New Classical Tracks

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New Classical Tracks - Julie Amacher writes......"Paris is a place that I've visited since I was a teenager, and it has this mood to it. It's really an evocative city. Maybe I know too much about the history and I'm just applying it to the city, but I love the feel of the arts in Paris," violinist Hilary Hahn explains why her new album is named after the city. "There's so many beautiful museums. There are all these parks that are just works of art in their own right. As you walk through the city, you're walking through an art installation."

The idea for Paris started back in 2018 during Hahn's artist residency with Mikko Franck and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France.

"I realized that the residency had everything except a recording coming out of it. By that point we knew that we would have the Einojuhani Rautavaara world premiere posthumously. We also were just playing together in a way that felt like magic. We added Sergei Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto and Ernest Chausson to the residency for this recording."

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