1 March 2015, Hyogo Performing Arts Center
Brahms synthesised the sounds of a solo instrument with music on a symphonic scale in his Violin Concerto, which virtuoso Bronislav Huberman characterised memorably as ‘a concerto for violin against orchestra – and the violin wins!’ In the second half, Sibelius's Fifth Symphony, which was completed just in time for his fiftieth birthday celebrations... read more
Sunday 1 Mar 2015, 2.00pm
Hyogo: Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Sibelius & Brahms Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Hyogo
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I woke feeling remarkably refreshed, and made use of the hotel's pool before partaking of a lovely buffet breakfast. There was every food imaginable; Taiwanese noodles and dumplings, eggs and bacon, broccoli and beans, delicate pastries adorned with slices of Chinese gooseberries, cheeses and yoghurts, carrot juice and coffee. I mostly stuck to what I knew. Once sated, Richard Birchall (cello)...
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