Laurence Kayaleh has performed as guest soloist with many distinguished orchestras, including the Zurich Tonhalle, Russian National Orchestra, National Orchestra (Washington), Orchestre Lamoureux (Paris), Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and the major orchestras of Cleveland, St. Louis, Caracas, Basel and Mexico City, under such conductors as Slatkin, Pletnev, Dutoit, Kogan, Venzago, Nowak and Wakasugi. Le Figaro world-renowned critic, Pierre Petit, used the phrase “L’Archet Royal” to describe her golden tone. She has performed at the Bolshoi and Tchaikovsky Halls (Moscow), Pleyel and Gaveau Halls (Paris), Suntory Hall (Tokyo), Victoria Hall (Geneva), Verdi Hall (Milano), Teatro Teresa Carreño (Caracas), Place des Arts (Montreal), The John F. Kennedy Center (Washington) and at The Tsu Center (Japan). A guest of major festivals—Lucerne, Blossom, Cervantino—she has shared concerts with Viktor Pikayzen, Ida Haendel and Igor Oistrakh. She has recorded the complete works for violin and piano by Medtner (8.570298-99) and Honegger (8.572192) for Naxos. She plays a 1742 Guarneri which belonged to the eminent violinist and pedagogue Carl Flesch.
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