Proms 2006

Proms 2006

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

The Pittsburgh Symphony should have been in the company of Sir Andrew Davis, the Orchestra’s Artistic Advisor. Illness (and surgery) forced Davis out of the

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Crushing Twister

The concert was devised to exhibit the successful, sustained presence of the jazz idiom in works of a classical stamp. Charles Hazelwood introduced the pieces,

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More Mozart!

Can one have too much Mozart? Two full concerts on two consecutive nights is as good a test as any and the answer would seem

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Mozart’s Requiem

The announcement of a ‘First performance at the Proms’ of a work by Mozart is certainly not an everyday occurrence. In the event, some explanation

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NDR Symphony Orchestra

The Hamburg-based NDR Symphony Orchestra was formed in the early post-World War II days and has, almost since that time, been an ensemble of real

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Sculpture

Magnus Lindberg is exceptionally busy at the moment. He had flown in from New York having attended the world premiere of his Violin Concerto and

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Minnesota Orchestra

The Minnesota Orchestra achieved some fame during the 1950s and 1960s as the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, through its exposure on the Mercury LP label. At

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A Relic of Memory

For a composer who has written as much music as Mark-Anthony Turnage, choral works have been noticeably scarce in his catalogue; indeed what little there

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