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Ensemble

Virtuoso Dazzle

Andrei Korobeinikov and the
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Moscow,
conducted by Nikolay Vinokurov,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

The new concert season at Derby's Assembly Rooms (Derby, UK, 10 October 2013), got underway with a return visit from the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Moscow, with conductor Nikolay Vinokurov.

Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence was a refreshingly unusual choice of opener, and while I prefer it in its original string sextet form, it's always a pleasure to hear. This performance was at its most effective in the two central movements -- warmly lyrical in the serenade-like second, the only part of the work that has any kind of Italianate feel, and dance-like in the third, with the central trepak really taking flight...

Copyright © 23 October 2013 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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RUSSIA

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

DERBY ASSEMBLY ROOMS

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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