Thursday February 27, 2020

Concertgebouw makes light of Bruckner’s challenge

Royal Concertgebouw of Amsterdam; Weber, Schumann and Bruckner

4th September, 2016
Daniele Gaffi

Dublin was privileged to see the mighty Concertgebouw symphony orchestra kicking off a 26-nation tour of EU countries that will take it two years to complete (by which time the EU might well be far slimmer).

It is a daunting task of gargantuan intent and Napoleonic ambition. The Concertgebouw has long been seen as one of the best orchestras in the world – if not the best – so conquering all of Europe seems a...

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