The Next Generation Older

16th August 2016

Semyon Bychkov conducts the Britten-Pears Orchestra

As part of the Snape Proms at Aldeburgh, Semyon Bychkov worked with the young musicians of the Britten-Pears Orchestra on Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony and Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Kirill Gerstein. Performing at the Snape Maltings Concert Hall at the end of August, the East Anglian Daily Times described the evening as “a superb showcase for two perhaps unfairly neglected works of no small merit”: http://www.semyonbychkov.com/reviews/east-anglian-daily-times/

11th May 2016

“Semyon Bychkov came to the rescue” says Der Standard

Last Saturday 7 May, Semyon Bychkov conducted the Webern Symphonie Orchester in Mahler’s Fifth Symphony at the Musikverein in Vienna. Of the performance, Der Standard said: “These are ideal conditions for this orchestra of experienced young instrumentalists… The sound was on the highest level since technical perfection combined with musicality was sculpted into a unified body… Prominent guest conductors are not only able to sort out details quickly, but also to guide the interpretation…  Instead Semyon Bychkov came to the rescue and obtained an unparalleled result.”: http://www.semyonbychkov.com/reviews/technical-perfection-meets-musical-sense/

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