John Storgårds

23.02.2019, 19:30

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

John Storgårds, conductor
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

Robert Schumann: Ouvertüre, Scherzo und Finale für Orchester E-Dur op. 52
Robin Holloway: Trumpet Concerto (world premiere)
Valentin Silvestrov: Symphonie Nr. 5


The performance of Sibelius’s Fifth Symphony by the musicians from Helsinki under their conductor, John Storgårds, who is energetic but not given to grandstanding, was entirely appropriate to the subtle musicality of the interpretation. […] Sibelius can hardly be played better than this.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 27.10.2010,
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra