This evening 5 of our students had the opportunity to resume the day listening to one of Europes finest Orchestras – The Munich Philharmonic. The experience was a success and all left the Concert Hall inspired and impressed by the impact of a porwerful and emotional program.
The Concert started with Antoni Dvorak’s Carnival Overture Op.92, which brought an impressive starting energy culminating in a striking finale with the Brass section filling the room with pomposity.
Before the interval, we had Pianist Anastasia Voltchok Perform the Ravel Concerto in G Major. As custom with Ravel’s style of composition, we could hear the Pianist bring out the various depths of emotion underneath the sparking Rhythms and contraponctual textures. The second mouvement of this Concerto, the Adagio, a true mastery of touching composition …
In 1827 Hector Berlioz saw a production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and this moment changed his life. He met for the first time Actress Harriet Smithson and was swept off his feet. The Symphony Fantastique of 1830 was the last piece of the night, and has been regarded as a personal autobiography of Berlioz, about an artist who is madly in love with a woman who does not know he exists. For this reason, there was no emotion unexplored by the grand orchestra and conductor Lahav Shani was able to bring these moments out with clarity and passion.
An unforgetable night a the Rosey Concert Hall !