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French tones by Hardenberger

Last night we were at a Norrköping Symphony Orchestra concert, “A French Tone”. Sandwiched in between Poulenc’s playful suite and Prokofiev’s darkness were two – for me unusual – trumpet concertos featuring Håkan Hardenberger. 235 more words


Review: NACO polish hidden Stravinsky gem to perfection

A Postcard from the “New World”

National Arts Centre Orchestra

Michael Francis, conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin

Southam Hall, National Arts Centre

When we think of the violin concerto, we’re most likely to think of repertoire from the late 18th through the late 19th centuries. 336 more words

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