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10.21.18
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Simone Porter’s ravishing Korngold highlights Illinois Philharmonic opener
Chicago Classical Review
08.22.18
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Music review: Colburn Orchestra, Usher Hall
The Scotsman
09.16.17
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Sommerville spellbinding as Philharmonic guest conductor
Providence Journal
08.11.17
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Hollywood Bowl veteran McGegan teams with 20-year-old talent Simone Porter for a winning night of Vivaldi
Los Angeles Times
05.22.17
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San Diego Symphony on Saturday night — the best concert ever
San Diego Reader
05.12.17
Alexander Prior, Simone Porter
Simone Porter simply marvellous with Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Edmonton Journal
03.02.17
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A musical homecoming for violinist Simone Porter at the Aspen Music Festival
The Aspen Times
04.02.16
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Review: Florida Orchestra and Simone Porter thrill with Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto
Tampa Bay Times
03.11.16
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HSO & Simone Porter Impress With Prokofiev And Tchaikovsky
Hartford Courant
02.20.16
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CSO & Simone Porter are fresh, inspired
Cincinnati Enquirer
02.08.16
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Impassioned violinist Simone Porter to make CSO debut Feb. 19-20
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
11.20.15
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Review: RPO and teenage soloist show passion, range
Democrat and Chronicle
10.02.15
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Simone Porter Triumphs as Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Open Immortal Beethoven Festival at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Strings
10.02.15
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LA Phil digs into early Beethoven, explores what is immortal
Los Angeles Times
05.29.15
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Catch rising star Simone Porter while you can
Seattle Times
05.08.15
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Seattle-born violinist is on the fast track to stardom
Seattle Times
03.19.15
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OPUS 3 ARTISTS WELCOMES AVERY FISHER CAREER GRANT WINNER SIMONE PORTER
03.19.15
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Simone Porter wins Avery Fisher Career Grant
Lincoln Center
11.15.14
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Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
10.25.14
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Music Review: Violinist Simone Porter and the NSO play Paganini with a vengeance
ArtsNash
09.05.14
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Simone Porter, Ludovic Morlot a star combo at Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Times

Violinist Simone Porter has been recognized as an emerging artist of impassioned energy, interpretive integrity, and vibrant communication.  In the past few years she has debuted with the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic; and with a number of renowned conductors, including Stéphane Denève, Gustavo Dudamel, Charles Dutoit, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Nicholas McGegan, Ludovic Morlot, Donald Runnicles and Esa-Pekka Salonen. Born in 1996, Simone made her professional solo debut at age 10 with the Seattle Symphony and her international debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London at age 13. In March 2015, Simone was named a recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant.  

At the invitation of the composer, Simone has just concluded a busy season with an appearance at the New York Philharmonic's presentation of Esa-Pekka Salonen's "Foreign Bodies," a multi-sensory performance experience involving live dance and a video installation. During the season she visited orchestras in Rhode Island, Albany (NY), Oregon, Texas and Alabama with recitals in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and performances at U.S. summer festivals in Aspen and Bellingham as well as Dublin and Edinburgh's International Festival ... read full bio