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Ensemble

Profoundly Moving

Sibelius and Elgar from
Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

The more I hear Elgar's The music makers the more unjustly underrated it seems. Agreed, there are moments that go off the boil somewhat, but they are only moments in a work that can be deeply poignant in the right hands.

Conductor Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra are unquestionably the right hands, and their performance with Nottingham Harmonic Choir (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 6 April 2013) conveyed a total belief in the piece...

Copyright © 11 April 2013 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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JEAN SIBELIUS

EDWARD ELGAR

HALLE ORCHESTRA

MARK ELDER

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

CATHERINE WYN-ROGERS

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

CHORAL MUSIC

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