Brett Dean & Luca Francesconi
Brett Dean: Dramatis personae for trumpet and orchestra
Luca Francesconi: Hard Pace, Concerto for trumpet and orchestra
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet
John Storgårds, conductor
BIS-2067 SACD May 2017
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JOHN STORGÅRDS – CHIEF GUEST CONDUCTOR OF BBC PHILHARMONIC
We are glad to announce that John Storgårds will continue his wonderful relationship with the BBC Philharmonic in a new capacity as their Chief Guest Conductor. Storgårds is currently Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic and will formally take up the new position in Autumn 2017. During his tenure, he has released many exciting recordings with the orchestra, including the complete Sibelius and Nielsen Symphonies for Chandos which received much critical acclaim.
John Storgårds will return to the orchestra in February, when he will conduct the orchestra in a studio concert on 15 February and a concert in the Bridgewater Hall on 19 February.
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8. September 2017, Helsinki
Finnish National Opera, First night
John Storgårds revels in their idiosyncrasies, revealing a wealth of expressive detail I'd never heard before.
Gramophone June 2017 Antheil recording