A Gripping Start
Sunkwook Kim, Mark Elder and the
Hallé Orchestra in Nottingham
impress MIKE WHEELER
With Mark Elder conducting the Hallé Orchestra in a taut, urgent reading of the Overture to Verdi's La forza del destino, the new orchestral season at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall got off to a gripping start (27 September 2013). Elder told us beforehand about his love for Verdi, but he didn't need to -- it shone out of every incisively shaped bar.
Sunkwook Kim, first prize winner at the Leeds international Piano Competition in 2006, was the soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4...
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