A Seasonal Nod
Derby Concert Orchestra's Christmas concert,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER
Music with film and television connections was the dominant theme of Derby Concert Orchestra's Christmas concert [15 December 2012, Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK].
First up, though, was a piece with no discernible connection to either films or Christmas: one-time popular concert opener, the overture to Herold's opera Zampa, was played with real panache.
In the Adagio from Khachaturian's ballet Spartacus the orchestra and conductor Jonathan Trout captured the music's romantic sweep, marred only by some insecure woodwind tuning...
Copyright © 28 December 2012