Friday June 5, 2020

Polish tenor’s powerhouse performance

Piotr Beczala and RTE Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Guerassim Voronkov. National Concert Hall. Reviewed by Dick O’Riordan

5th July, 2015
Piotr Beczala: emerging star

The only disappointing thing about this dramatic concert – and it was never less than that – was the fact that I left the NCH still not knowing how to pronounce the tenor’s name.

Putting Piotr Beczala into the Queen’s English is easy enough, but getting it right in his native Polish tongue is challenging.

Does it matter? It sure does, because Beczala set the concert hall alight with a powerhouse...

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