Dr Leonie Holmes in Aotea Centre - 19 July, 2014

from Review: NZSO National Youth Orchestra:

The NZSO National Youth Orchestra performance is something to look forward to every year. Always vibrant and fresh, it is the result of an intensive week of immersion and rehearsal by young performers at the beginning of their musical careers. Conducted by Alexander Shelley, the 2014 concert was unusual in that it featured two Richard Strauss works, programmed to celebrate the composer’s 150th birthday. There are notoriously hair-raising technical difficulties in this music, but it is also challenging in its complexity and intelligent capriciousness. Suddenly changing moods, suspended…   more >>

cite as

Dr Leonie Holmes, Review: NZSO National Youth Orchestra. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423673750956 accessed: 28 July, 2021

location of experience: Aotea Centre

Listeners

Dr Leonie Holmes
lecturer, Composer
1962-

Listening to

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Synergos
written by Sarah Ballard
performed by NZSO National Youth Orchestra, Alexander Shelley
Don Juan (Strauss)
written by Richard Strauss
performed by NZSO National Youth Orchestra, Alexander Shelley
Also sprach Zarathustra (Strauss)
written by Richard Strauss
performed by NZSO National Youth Orchestra, Alexander Shelley

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 July, 2014
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by alexdma on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:55:51 +0000
Approved on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:41:09 +0100