A Rare Outing
Poulenc, Vaughan Williams and Beethoven
from the Derby Concert Orchestra,
heard by MIKE WHEELER
Poulenc's witty, elegant Sinfonietta got a rare outing from Derby Concert Orchestra and assistant conductor Andrew Hubbard. (St Peter's Church, Littleover, Derby, UK, 13 October 2018.) While the performance could, at times, have taken a lighter touch, there was a genuine frisson in the first movement at one of those typical Poulenc moments when the music suddenly switches from ebullience to a tenderly exquisite melancholy...
Copyright © 25 October 2018