The star performer was recovering from a muscle injury


Violinist Hilary Hahn returned to the stage last night after an absence of four months due to an inflamed muscle. The American virtuoso performed Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Luxembourg Philharmonic at University Hall in Regensburg, Germany as part of a European tour with the orchestra, which will take her to Nuremberg, Friedrichshafen, Munich and Luxembourg over the next few days.

‘We are back on the road!!’ the violinist’s team announced via Twitter on Saturday. ‘Greetings from Regensburg, Germany. Hilary will play Beethoven tomorrow - matching repertoire to region. Hilary and I are grateful to our fans and colleagues for their support in the past months. We hope to see you all soon!’

In July, Hahn announced that she was withdrawing from all performances for six weeks due to her injury. However, her recovery took longer than expected; in September she withdrew from solo slots with the Baltimore and Dallas Symphony Orchestras, and in October from appearances with the Cleveland Orchestra.

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