Concert Reviews: Karina Canellakis 19 & 22 January

Our Principal Guest Conductor, Karina Canellakis, was back with us last week with two fabulous concerts. Here are some of the reviews.

Raw Emotion Endless Peace, Wednesday 19 January

“Conductor and orchestra have explosive chemistry”

★★★★ The Times

“This musical partnership promises to be one of the most exciting on the classical music scene”

★★★★ MusicOMH

Poems of Ecstasy, Saturday 22 January

 

“The LPO has a real treasure in Canellakis”

★★★★ The Arts Desk

 

"A remarkable concert"

 

★★★★ I news

 

“Canellakis and the orchestra revelled in its heady intensity, delivering a blisteringly intense reading of a work that deserves to be heard more often [Lili Boulanger’s D’un soir triste]”

★★★★1/2 MusicOMH

“The performance of Scriabin’s outrageous orchestral outpouring was so terrific”

★★★★1/2 Planet Hugill