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An Ideal Balance

An evening with the Northern Sinfonia and friends
delights MIKE WHEELER

 

What a delightful evening! In Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, Northern Sinfonia and young American conductor Erik Nielsen (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 15 April 2010) struck an ideal balance between poise and deadpan humour. By not taking a hell-for-leather approach to the finale, the performance actually allowed the music to kick up its heels more...

Copyright © 28 April 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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