in Royal Festival Hall - 24 March, 2011, 07:30 PM

from Letter to Philharmonia Orchestra dated 25 March 2011:

Dear Isolde, I attended the concert last night which was my first time seeing the Philharmonia and I must say that it was by far my favorite concert since coming to London, if not the best I have attended in general. I could not stop smiling throughout the entire performance and for a long while afterwards. I went because the Smetana is my favorite work, but I had never seen it live. I thought that Jakub Hrusa was phenomenal- such an exciting, charismatic, energetic and sensitive conductor and the orchestra responded so well to him. Everything was so passionately played. I have only heard …   more >>
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Letter to Philharmonia Orchestra dated 25 March 2011. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1399387489349 accessed: 23 September, 2017 (Philharmonia Orchestra, London UK)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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My Fatherland
written by Bedřich Smetana
violin concerto
written by Max Bruch
performed by James Ehnes, Philharmonia Orchestra
symphony no 8
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Philharmonia Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 March, 2011, 07:30 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Tue, 06 May 2014 15:44:49 +0100