Work: Sinfonietta, Op.60

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ComposerJanáček, Leoš (1854-1928)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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BBC Philharmonic and Edward Gardner tackle Janáček’s Sinfonietta in a well-crafted programme of French and Czech music.
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The BBC Symphony Orchestra was on great form in an exciting evening comprising a concerto and three symphonic works.
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A pair of desk partners exchanged broad grins, and a lone cellist savoured the moment with closed eyes. One violinist could be seen proudly gazing at the scene around him.
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Maestro Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra examined Leoš Janáček’s Sinfonietta as part of their "Classics Declassified" series with a performance that enhanced the concert experience through intellectual guidance.
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In the acoustic wizardry that is Concertgebouw Brugge, Jos van Immerseel and Anima Eterna deliver a feast for the intellect, if not for the senses, in their exploration of the great Czech composers.
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