Hamer Hall, Melbourne
July 5, 2018

From the opening rhythmic timpani motif of the Britten violin concerto to the heroic theme in the finale of the Bruckner, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra was difficult to fault at its concert on Thursday night under the steady hand of Australian maestro Simone Young. The orchestra excelled in the feverish central movement of the violin concerto, leaving ample space for German violinist and frequent MSO collaborator, Kolja Blacher, to shine...

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