SASO “in Seventh Heaven,” says critic

The Herts Advertiser was full of praise for SASO’s ‘Beethoven’s Seventh’ concert on April 27th:

Hanja and Bjorn Bantock
Hanja and Bjorn Bantock

“St Albans Symphony Orchestra continued their progression through the symphonies of Beethoven in their concert last night at St. Saviour’s with an energetic performance of his Seventh….

….an uplifting interpretation of the work, and one that makes this reviewer eagerly look forward to the final two symphonies in the canon.”

“Hanja Bantock … was outstanding in her mastery of the demands of  [Schumann’s Piano Concerto] producing an excellent lyrical tone and also superb technique in the bravura cadenza of the first movement and the exuberant finale. “

Click here to read the full review.