Concert Review: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – Tchaikovsky Winter Dreams

Concert: Tchaikovsky: Winter Dreams Mon. Oct. 21, 2013 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre Mei-Ann Chen, conductor Augustin Hadelich, violin Programme: An-Lun Huang: Saibei Dance Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Winter Dreams Review: Roughly once a year, I get a chance to attend a performance of the Vancouver Symphony … Continue reading

Concert Review: Toronto Symphony Orchestra – Perlman Plays Tchaikovsky

Concert:  Perlman Plays Tchaikovsky Thurs. Sep. 26, 2013 at 8:00pm Roy Thomson Hall Peter Oundjian, conductor Itzhak Perlman, violin Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet  Programme: Britten/arr. Colin Matthews: Movements for a Clarinet Concerto (Canadian Première) Walton: Symphony No. 1 Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto  Review: Before getting into the review, I’d like to say a thing or two about … Continue reading