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NSO goes straight to the heart with Tchaikovsky favourites

Review: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jonas Alber. Soloist: Claudia Boyle. National Concert Hall, September 4. Reviewed by Dick O’Riordan

13th September, 2015
Claudia Boyle: an adventurous spirit

The RTÉ NSO returned to its Friday night residency with a resounding splash in a great melodic lake of Tchaikovsky favourites. Besides its obvious attractions – and a full house was one of them – it also served the purpose of being a flag-waver for the orchestra’s new 2015-16 season, which is now under way with principal conductor Alan Buribayev in his final season.

German maestro Jonas Alber coaxed all the colour...

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