Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Thomas Dausgaard – Schubert’s Great C-major Symphony...

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Natasha Paremski has become a regular artist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and this excellent account of Brahms showed why. With an alert accompaniment – although Thomas Dausgaard might have asked for less from the horns (over-ripe and dominant) and more from the timpani (not the listed Matt Perry) – Paremski impressed throughout with playing that was sensitively modulated, fiery, widely dynamic and notably free from artifice.

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An Insight into The Bach Choir

How do you sum up The Bach Choir in a nutshell? Answer: you can’t. Don’t let the title fool you – this 140-year-old ensemble reaches far beyond the works of Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Eduardo Portal at Cadogan Hall

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There was a significant Spanish element in this Royal Philharmonic Orchestra concert, not from the music so much as from Eduardo Portal and Javier Perianes. The young Portal’s career is pan-European, and in the UK he’s also worked with the LPO and OAE, as well as at Glyndebourne. In Les Préludes, he allowed Liszt’s signature rhetoric to make its mark without sounding overly grandiose, and he seemed positively to relish the music’s shamelessly romantic yearnings.

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Cho-Liang Lin performs Xiaogang Ye’s The Last Paradise at Cadogan Hall

This June at Cadogan Hall, the world-renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra proudly presents the UK Premiere of The Last Paradise, an emotional violin work by China’s highly regarded contemporary composer Xiaogang Ye. Taiwanese American violinist Cho-Liang Lin and award-winning conductor José Serebrier will bring Ye’s The Last Paradise to life in a concert also featuring Dvořák’s spirited Slavonic Dances and Mussorgsky’s impressive Pictures at an Exhibition.

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