Dvořák/Brahms: LPO/Nézet-Séguin ****
Royal Festival Hall, 3rd February 2016
Dvořák’s Sixth cannot claim to plumb any tragic depths, nor Brahms’ Double Concerto any virtuosic heights. Instead, both works ooze warmth. Brahms’ concerto is suffused with a mellow glow, while Dvořák blazes away in sunny D major, full of unbuttoned joy. Yannick Nézet-Séguin, returning to the London Philharmonic for the first time in over a year, set the barometer firmly to ‘Fair’ in a pair of performances wreathed in smiles.
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