Supported by generous help from the Turnovsky Endowment Trust

Triumphant farewell to Inkinen with a neglected Sibelius masterpiece and standing ovation

In an interesting pre-concert talk, attended by a large number of people, David Gilling (co-sub-principal second violin in the NZSO) talked about the unusual introduction to Beethoven’s great violin concerto, particularly focusing on the opening motif from the timpani, and how the rhythm is taken up by the other instruments throughout the work’s first movement.   Incidentally, Gilling gave the lie to the story in the programme notes that the... read more

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