MIKE WHEELER listens to
the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Prokofiev's ballet score Cinderella tends to live in the shadow of its better-known predecessor, Romeo and Juliet. Which is a pity, because what it may lack in tragic weight it makes up for in charm, incisive wit and sheer fairy-tale magic.
The Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Michael Sanderling began their concert (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 25 October 2012) with five pieces from the first and third of the concert suites Prokofiev subsequently compiled...
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