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Ensemble

An Apt Mix

Alena Baeva, Terje Mikkelsen and the
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio and their Norwegian Principal Guest Conductor Terje Mikkelsen are currently in the UK, with an apt mix of Russian and Scandinavian music in their tour repertoire.

Johann Svendsen's Carnival in Paris got their Derby date (Assembly Rooms, Derby, UK, 17 October 2010) off to a lively, colourful start, with its persistent dance rhythms finely etched.

Soloist Alena Baeva's magically soft first entry in the Sibelius Violin Concerto was breathtaking...

Copyright © 21 October 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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