downsized for Prokoev's Piano Concerto #1, giving the opportunity for Louis Schwizgebel - at 27, an adult in this company - to show how he could handle the huge contrasts in this work.
This will be the penultimate performance ahead of its BBC Proms swansong for this particular manifestation of this brilliant young orchestra and tickets are on sale at two for the price of one (quote NYOGB
at the Sage box office or tel.
Commitment and alertness are of course the watch-words of the NYOGB
, and to these must be added breathtaking expertise and professionalism of approach.
Something about the sweep and grandeur of NYOGB
president Davis' conducting, sonorously achieved by these magnificent players (four harps, no less, and impressive brass), and sudden hushes into ruminating withdrawal, delicacy of tone so subtly communicated, conveyed such elevated sentiments.