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Ensemble

Fairy-tale Magic

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...

Copyright © 5 November 2012 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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MICHAEL SANDERLING

DRESDEN

GERMANY

SERGEI PROKOFIEV

ARAM KHACHATURIAN

ANTONIN DVORAK

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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