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A Jubilant Celebration

Rachmaninov, Shostakovich, Offenbach and Tchaikovsky
from Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,
enjoyed by MIKE WHEELER

 

With the CBSO on its current form, under dazzling music director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, and with local hero Sheku Kanneh-Mason playing Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 1 on his home turf, this was a self-selecting highlight from the moment the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham's 2017-18 season was announced. (Nottingham, UK, 9 November 2017.)

It began, though, in a very low-key way, with Rakhmaninov's tone-poem The Isle of the Dead...

Copyright © 18 November 2017 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

CELLO MUSIC

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