Dvorak Stabat Mater

Dvorak Stabat Mater

Of the repertoire of works for chorus and orchestra from the nineteenth century, Dvorak’s Stabat Mater must be one of the more rarely heard; yet it is undoubtedly a masterpiece.  Part of the reason may be the strange incongruity between the somewhat austere 13th...
Review: Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem

Review: Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem

On Saturday 30th March, Tonbridge Philharmonic Society Orchestra and Chorus gave a moving performance of Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem in the Chapel of St Augustine, Tonbridge School – their second performance with guest conductor Michael Waldron. They were...
Review: Elgar Cello Concerto / Rachmaninov’s 2nd Symphony

Review: Elgar Cello Concerto / Rachmaninov’s 2nd Symphony

I approached this orchestral concert with two thoughts on my mind; how would guest conductor Michael Waldron step into the immense shoes of Matthew Willis and how would an amateur orchestra, however good, pull off the Rachmaninov 2nd Symphony? The first question was...

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