Reviews

The latest reviews of our performances

BBC Proms Review: 17 August 2019

Performing an all Russian programme of works premiered by Henry Wood, Vladimir Jurowski, Alexander Ghindin and the Orchestra captivated the Royal Albert Hall audience with their style and precision throughout.

 

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Glyndebourne reviews: Cendrillon 2019

Under the baton of John Wilson, the Orchestra worked seemlessly with the singers and Fiona Shaw's direction to bring Massenet's enchanting fairytale world to life.

 

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Glyndebourne reviews: Il barbiere di Siviglia 2019

The Orchestra shone through in Glyndebourne's 2016 revival production of Rossini's comedic masterpiece. Featuring a line-up of young talent and a vibrant set, the audience were not dissapointed by this popular favourite.

 

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Glyndebourne reviews: La Damnation de Faust 2019

Opening the Glyndebourne 2019 Festival, the Orchestra received great praise for their performance in Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust under the baton of Robin Ticciati.

 

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Concert reviews: 3 May 2019

To round off the 2018/19 season, Janine Jansen joined Vladimir Jurowski and the Orchestra to give a superb rendition of Brahms’ Violin Concerto. Paired with the Orchestra’s thrilling performance of Bruckner’s Symphony No. 3, the concert provided a triumphant end to the season.

 

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Concert reviews: 27 April 2019

Hailed as a triumph, Vladimir Jurowski’s programme of Brahms, Strauss and Elgar was met with great praise. Yefim Bronfman’s sensitivity and precision in Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 transported the audience with the help of the Orchestra’s transcendent playing.

 

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Concert reviews: 10 April 2019

 A masterclass in musical escapism, Edward Garner's foray into the music of Debussy, Ravel and Saint-Saëns was met with critical acclaim. The Orchestra travelled to Spain, Egypt (with Stephen Hough playing Saint-Saëns's Piano Concerto No. 5), on a sea voyage and into the realm of the imagination - all from Royal Festival Hall's stage.

 

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