Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)
Veronika Eberle (violin)
Antoine Tamestit (viola)
Thursday 16 March, 2017
Royal Festival Hall, London
|Veronika Eberle (© Marco Borggreve)|
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K364 (K320d)
Elgar: Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 55
'There were no fireworks, no empty gestures, but with low-key style .... he presented intelligent and engaging readings of three contrasting works'.
'a performance with great elegance and beauty'.
|Antoine Tamestit (© Jose Lavezzi)|
(Adagio): 'Ashkenazy presented a reading that was touching and almost fragile at times'.
'The effect was suitably exhilarating, concluding a thoroughly engaging and lively performance'.
Read my full review on Backtrack here.