MAY 2022

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Tüür: Flute Concerto (world première)
Soloist: Emmanuel Pahud
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8

”A world premiere makes any concert a special occasion and this commission by the Berliner Philharmoniker to the Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür proved the point. His Concerto for Flute and Orchestra dedicated to, and performed by, their principal flautist Emmanuel Pahud, proved to be the highlight of this evening. The sophisticated, upbeat programme was akin to a three-course gourmet meal with Sibelius’ Symphony no. 7 in C major to start, Tüür as a hearty main dish, and Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony as a scrumptious dessert.“, Zenaida des Aubris, 29 May 2022