A new departure for Derby's Assembly Rooms,
appreciated by MIKE WHEELER
Sinfonia Viva was reunited with former Principal Conductor Nicholas Kok for this Sunday afternoon concert -- an interesting new departure for the Assembly Rooms that I hope will catch on (Assembly Rooms, Derby, UK, 24 November 2013).
Schubert's early symphonies have tended to be slightly patronised, when not ignored altogether. Orchestra and conductor were making no apologies for No 2, with a sprightly account of the first movement and a graceful reading of the variations in the second...
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