Proms 2003

Proms 2003

Prom 62 – The Clerks’ Group

This was an intriguingly devised concert. The first performance of Robert Saxton’s Five Motets occurred between the ’Credo’ and ’Sanctus’ of Josquin’s Mass, and the

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Prom 57 – En Sourdine

The portrait of Matthias Pintscher introduced a self-assured if not overly-revealing composer, writes Colin Anderson, one whose favourite instrument is apparently the orchestra. Of the

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Prom 56 – Berlin Diary

For his second Prom with the now Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle again chose to enclose a contemporary piece within two acknowledged classics. This time,

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Prom 55 – Berlin Rite

In what was always going to be one of the musical events of 2003, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic presented a typically astute

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Prom 53 – A Mingled Chime

Friday night, an absolutely full house, and the Pittsburgh Symphony is a wonderful orchestra. Mariss Jansons is an excellent and much-loved conductor taking his leave

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Prom 52 – Manfred Symphony

A relatively standard Prom this season from Sakari Oramo and the CBSO, though Nielsen’s Pan and Syrinx is a masterly tone poem difficult to programme

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