Concert Reviews: 9 April 2016

On Saturday 9 April, Christoph Eschenbach conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, as well as Brahms’s choral masterpiece, A German Requiem.

Read the reviews here:

 

‘The balance was immaculately judged, the strings sound exquisite’.
‘Clarity of line and counterpoint also dominated the Brahms in a profoundly humane performance that blended the intimate with the monumental’.
Tim Ashley, The Guardian, 11 April 2016 (4 stars)

‘A heavyweight and apt pairing that became a massive concert’.
‘It looked great! It sounded great, too!’.
‘In the headiest of outbursts the horns were superb’.
Colin Anderson, Classical Source, 10 April 2016

‘The London Philharmonic Orchestra offered up a heavy evening of Schoenberg and Brahms, one that left us sunk in our seats and deeply satisfied’.
Jenna Douglas, Schmopera, 11 April 2016

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Read the concert programme online here.

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If you enjoyed this concert, join us on Wednesday 20 April, as LPO Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski leads the Orchestra in a performance of French masterpieces, including Saint-Saëns’s Piano Concerto No. 5 and Debussy’s Images.