Derby Concert Orchestra plays
Dvořák and Tchaikovsky,
heard by MIKE WHEELER
In an evening of colourful orchestral showpieces and one of the nineteenth-century's most emotionally intense symphonies, Sibelius's Scene with Cranes was almost like air from another planet. It set off the other items in Derby Concert Orchestra's programme perfectly — Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 3 March 2017 — the rarefied atmosphere beautifully projected by the orchestra and conductor Jonathan Trout, with the clarinets' bird-calls piercing the air with just the right degree of pungent melancholy.
Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnole was the opener, in a suitably colourful reading...
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