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Ensemble

Delightful Contributions

Nicholas Kok conducts Sinfonia Viva,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

With Sinfonia Viva's principal conductor André de Ridder stranded in Germany, his predecessor, now the orchestra's principal guest conductor, Nicholas Kok, stepped in at a few days' notice for a feast of mainly baroque goodies (Assembly Rooms, Derby, UK, 21 April 2010).

After a crisp account of the Sinfonia to Vivaldi's opera L'Olimpiade came the first of two short pieces by Emily Hall, the latest contributor to Viva's Orchestra Shorts series. Like its partner, Concerning Franklin is based on the traditional tune 'Lord Franklin'...

Copyright © 28 April 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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SINFONIA VIVA

NICHOLAS KOK

ASSEMBLY ROOMS

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

ANTONIO VIVALDI

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA

GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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