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BBC Philharmonic: Smetana, Bartók & Dvořák – Leeds Town Hall

Violin soloist Augustin Hadelich

Music: Smetana, Bartok, Dvorak Conductor: Juanjo Mena Violin soloist: Augustin Hadelich Reviewer: Rich Jevons In this all-Eastern European programme, we commence with the second of Czech composer Smetana’s symphonic poems from Ma Vlast, familiar in its heroic and lyrical celebration of his homeland and in particular, the river Vltava. It is a perfect piece to demonstrate the strength of the ...

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra – Huddersfield Town Hall

Conductor: Jakub Hrusa Soloist : Yevgeny Sudbin Reviewer: Matt Stimpson [rating:4] Founded in 1840 the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is the UK’s oldest professional symphony orchestra. The orchestra is rightly proud of this heritage, but is also one of the most forward thinking orchestras, with some excellent outreach programmes, and work with Classic FM, as the stations Orchestra in the ...

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