Proms 2007

Proms 2007

Sibelius From Lahti

This concert was a rather grand affair and a long one too; Sibelius played by one of the finest and most idiomatic of Finnish orchestras,

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Marcus Roberts Trio

This concert should have been a roaring success: the Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra together with Grammy-nominated soloists playing the music of their

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Götterdämmerung

As the portentous chords sound at the start of “Götterdämmerung” (immaculate in both ensemble and intonation on this occasion), one has the sense of embarking

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European Union Youth Orchestra

The European Union Youth Orchestra’s “Summer Tour Programme” this year consists of Brahms and Sibelius conducted by Sir Colin Davis (with concerts in Luxembourg, Rostock,

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… unless I open the door …

A programme that juxtaposed the latest work of an upcoming Welsh composer with the final piece of Rachmaninov and, as the concert’s centrepiece, a concerto

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Sinfonia da Requiem & Mahler 10

When Benjamin Britten completed his Sinfonia da Requiem in 1940, Mahler’s Tenth Symphony was known as an unfinished work that would probably remain so. Mahler’s

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Bach Collegium Japan

Masaaki Suzuki formed Bach Collegium Japan in 1990, aiming to introduce Japanese audiences to period-instrument performances of great works of the Baroque era. The group

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Renée Fleming

On paper this was an enterprising programme with a substantial helping of Berg and Korngold from Renée Fleming sandwiched between two ‘core’ symphonies that are

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