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A beguiling evening of exotic spice from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Debussy, Lalo, Rimsky-Korsakov: Soumm; Bournemouth SO/Gaffigan ***** The Anvil, Basingstoke, 5th May 2017 At this season’s Grange Festival, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is in the pit for Annabel Arden’s new production of Carmen. The first half of this concert could … Continue reading

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A beguiling Scheherazade from Istanbul

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade Sascha Goetzel/ Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra (Onyx) Peter Oundjian/ Toronto Symphony Orchestra (Chandos) Full of Eastern promise, Scheherazade weaves her sinuous way into my affections once again, with new recordings from Istanbul and Toronto. Rimsky-Korsakov’s Arabian Nights-inspired orchestral … Continue reading

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