solist, Ilya Gringolts and the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra rehearse Prokofiev’s 2nd Violin Concerto
“The performance by the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Mark Taddei was exceptional and accordingly very well received.”
Peter Mechen reviews Orchestra Wellingtons opening concert of the 2017 season.
cello soloist, Jun Hong Loh
“The Beethoven symphony was superbly stylish and crisp, with the use of classical kettledrums a masterstroke. Here, the years of playing Haydn symphonies has certainly paid off, with the strings, in particular, wonderfully sure and articulate.”
“What impressed most regarding the performance of the Beethoven Symphony we heard was its sheer focus, conductor Marc Taddei inspiring his players to produce direct, pin-pointed energies that brought out the essential “character” of each of the pieces movements….It was certainly among the most spectacularly-realised performances by this orchestra that I’ve heard over the years…”
Soloist Amalia Hall accepts the position of Concertmaster of Orchestra Wellington, after her performance of composer Claire Cowan’s Violin Concerto “Stark”
Upbeat Radio Review – Radio NZ