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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...

Copyright © 5 October 2013 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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MARK ELDER

HALLE ORCHESTRA

GIUSEPPE VERDI

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

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