“The whole performance gripped the audience…”

John Manning, music critic of the Herts Advertiser, was delighted by SASO’s all-Sibelius concert on June 23 – not least the superb playing of violin soloist David le Page.

He declares that “every moment was a thrill” in le Page’s interpretation of the Violin Concerto. But he adds that the whole concert performance, conducted by Tom Hammond, “gripped the audience in St Saviour’s Church” and was characterised by “excellent musicianship”.

The concert, including the composer’s  Fifth Symphony, brought SASO’s 2017-18 to a memorable conclusion

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