|Benedetto Lupo (© Carlo Cofano)|
Juanjo Mena (conductor)
Benedetto Lupo (piano)
Wednesday 21 February 2018
Royal Festival Hall, London
Debussy (orch. Büsser): Printemps: Symphonic Suite
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Delius: Idylle de Printemps
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Ravel: (Lupo) 'balanced the virtuosic challenges, covering the full extent of the keyboard with Ravel’s skilfully lyrical writing for the piano'.
'Effortlessly natural, making this the stand out performance of the evening'.
Stravinsky: 'Mena is a joy to watch, and the final abrupt ending was truly exciting'.
Read my full review on Bachtrack here.