© Marco Borggreve
Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)
Esther Yoo (violin)
Rachmaninov: The Rock, Op. 7
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44
Royal Festival Hall
Thursday 3 March 2016
'Fresh and energetic performances'.
'Ashkenazy seemed full of almost boyish excitement'.
(on the Sibelius): 'This was an authoritative performance, with every note in place'.
(on the Rachmaninov, Symphony No. 3): 'Ashkenazy drew a lush, rich sound from the Philharmonia'.
Read my full review on Backtrack here.