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Round the horn with the Philharmonia

The Philharmonia marked the start of its 75th anniversary year with an absorbing portrait of the French horn in solo and orchestral guises.

*****
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Sumptuous Schumann and bracing Brahms from the Nash Ensemble

Awkard programming but fine musicianship from the Nash Ensemble and Christine Rice as part of its 'German Romantics' series.
***11
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A foggy evening at the New York Philharmonic

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the US première of Tansy Davies' Forest, a work intended to evoke a Romantic sensation of mystery and nature.
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Emperors and prophets from Salonen

Clear playing from Pierre-Laurent Aimard in the Emperor Concerto and a sense of the dramatic in Also sprach Zarathustra brought life to old warhorses, while a new concerto from Tansy Davies made waves.
****1
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Prom Saturday Matinee 4: English Chamber Orchestra with Ben Johnson and Richard Watkins

When a programme is well put together and nicely themed, it is quite easy to turn one’s attention away from the sound of music, and onto the history of music. PCM 4 at Cadogan Hall was breezily introduced by the BBC compere as a programme marking Britten’s centenary, exploring his relationship with his peers, and celebrating his friend Lutoslawski. Yes, it did all that.
***11
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Chess, leaves and eagles: New works at the Purcell Room

This Richard Thomas Foundation concert at Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room introduced us to two completely new works, and presented two slightly older pieces too for good measure. All were beautifully played by a top selection of performers, making for an excellent demonstration of the power of new music.
***11
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