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Ensemble

Expressive Nuances

Holst, Mozart and Sibelius from Tasmin Little
and the European Union Chamber Orchestra,
enjoyed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Holst had misgivings about the string orchestra transcription he made of his A Moorside Suite, originally for brass band, but in fact it works well enough, as the European Union Chamber Orchestra demonstrated at the start of their latest visit to Derby's Assembly Rooms (Derby UK, 11 February 2014). It's always good to hear continental musicians performing British music with this level of understanding (who says it doesn't travel?)...

Copyright © 18 February 2014 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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GUSTAV HOLST

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

JEAN SIBELIUS

TASMIN LITTLE

EUROPEAN UNION CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

DERBY ASSEMBLY ROOMS

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

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