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Ensemble

Great Fun

The Hallé Orchestra ends
Nottingham's orchestral season,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Just as the Hallé ended Derby's 2009-10 orchestral concert season a few weeks ago, so they did, with Cristian Mandeal conducting this time, for Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall (Nottingham, UK, 5 June 2010).

Ravel's Bolero was common to both programmes, but this was a performance of greater extremes. The opening sounded as it was coming from a considerable distance away, and there was a sharper sense of the piece moving like an inexorable machine...

Copyright © 12 June 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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