Baroque puts wind in sails of NCH’s showpiece

20th May, 2018
Marin Alsop will conduct the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in a programme of Leonard Bernstein

The annual launch of the National Concert Hall’s new international series always brings on the urge for deep analysis and speculation about the choice of orchestras and artists. It’s a bit like reading the tea leaves as to how trends are developing in one way or another.

In reality, it’s much simpler than that. Great orchestras are on tour all the time, as are great chamber ensembles and great choirs: it’s...

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