in Royal Festival Hall - 14 October, 2012, 07:30 PM

from Letter to Philharmonia dated 19 October 2012:

Dear Philharmonia Management I suppose it is a compliment that I have come to expect such excellence from the orchestra that any slippage stands out like a sore thumb, I love the Phil harmonia and some concerts live in my mind from years ago and still thrill me, in memory. However, the recent concert of Mendelssohn and Mahler on Sunday October 14 was disappointing, The Mendelssohn sounded very unrehearsed, The orchestra sound was flat and the soloist got off to a very shaky start and never really delivered the dazzling beauty of the violin part, The Mahler was better, but just- …   more >>
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Letter to Philharmonia dated 19 October 2012. accessed: 17 April, 2024 (Philharmonia Orchestra)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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violin concerto
written by Felix Mendelssohn, Beethoven
performed by Juraj Valcuha, Renaud Capu├žon, Philharmonia Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 October, 2012, 07:30 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:24:39 +0100