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24.06.2018

Review: London Symphony Orchestra/ Noseda/ Shostakovich VC 1 Barbican, London

Sunday, June 24, 2018 Barbican Hall, London Reviewed by Guy Holloway @ Classical Sourc There is nothing like a sold-out Shostakovich concert, and a queue for returns comprising both the young and the old, to restore one’s faith that we are au fond a healthy society. First up was the First Violin Concerto which, following […]

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05.05.2018

Review: Baltimore Sun/ Baltimore Symphony/ Marin Alsop/Bernstein

BSO delivers bracing Bernstein program with Benedetti, Alsop ..The superb, Scottish-born violinist Nicola Benedetti, in her BSO debut, delivered the solo part with a sweet, but penetrating, tone and a keen sense of the music’s rich character. Tim Smith  The Baltimore Sun  Some anniversaries in the classical music world go by barely noticed. You are […]

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16.04.2018

Seen and Heard International: Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio / Vancouver

A Very Satisfying Debut for the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio 16/04/2018 Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio (c) Jane Lawrence Schubert – Notturno for Piano Trio in E-flat major D897 Brahms – Piano Trio in C major Op.87 Turnage – Duetti d’Amore for cello and violin Ravel – Piano Trio in A minor Celebrated British violinist Nicola […]

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04.04.2018

Interview: Vancouver Sun, Trio Canadian debut

Nicola Benedetti, one of Vancouver’s favourite violinists, returns Sunday to play for the Vancouver Recital Society with two musical friends in tow: cellist Leonard Elschenbroich and pianist Alexei Grynyuk. The Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio offers an extraordinarily rich program at the Vancouver Playhouse on the afternoon of April 8, its Canadian debut. Benedetti was born […]

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23.02.2018

Review: Independent , USA OAE

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Delivers Thrilling Performance By Charles Donelan This small, conductor-less orchestra with the long name — Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) — delivered what was unquestionably one of the CAMA International Series season’s most thrilling performances at the Granada on February 13. Led from the concertmaster’s chair by […]

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05.02.2018

Review: OAE/ Alsop/ Beethoven ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Backtrack Rebellious Beethoven from Nicola Benedetti, Marin Alsop and the OAE It was Robert Schumann who called Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony “a slender Greek maiden between two Norse giants”. Nestling between the revolutionary Eroica and the Fifth’s hammer blows of Fate, the sunny Fourth is no shrinking violet, a little minx brimming with Haydnesque wit. […]

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