Tortelier 011613
4.6 / 5 Rated by 28 members
Review from A. Chen

The oboe solo by William Bennett was excellent. The rest of the music was pretty good. The conductor was really fun to watch.

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ruth Robertson

Fabulous music!

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Steve Cohen

very intimate concert with wonderful mixture of music well performed. selection of oboe work was great.

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Silvia S.

Watching Tortelier' conduct was a symphony of movement--a performance well worth the price of admission.

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Andrew Harris

William Bennett's collapse aside, the music was superb, and watching Mr Tortelier conduct was akin to watching a dancer.His movements were light, lithe, a perfect fit with the music he was directing. Getting back into the groove must have been...continued

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from filup

This concert made for a very, very enjoyable afternoon. We had excellent seats which were only 7 rows back from the stage. GOLDSTAR did not disappoint.

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Nancy B

This is my first time seeing Mr. Tortelier conduct. I was enchanted. The man dances his conducting! The orchestra responded in kind and all the music was beautiful. One of my absolute favorites is Debussy's Petite Suite and to be at that live...continued

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Amy Donovan

The symphony, conductor, and soloist were wonderful, I only hoping that the latter who suffered a serious medical problem makes a successful recovery.

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from JoAnn Burke

Wonderful concert. Oboe concerto by oboist, William Bennett, was a real treat. Loved the entire program.

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from kristah

missed one performace due to medical issue with the oboist.
o/w great great performance

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Lydia

The event itself was great, as we knew it would be. There were a few members of the audience who should not have been attending a concert, and some of the ushers had to try to deal with them, but without total success, so these misfits still...continued

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jessa

The seats were terrible. Row DD was the very last row in the highest tier. We were so high that i was actually scared walking along the row to my seat, because it felt like i would fall down the steep incline and over the balcony. It was hard to...continued

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Tanidua

The whole concert was wonderful. the Oboe Concerto before the the intermission was phenomenal

reviewed Feb 22 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

A real treat musically.

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Mandumycat

Great music in lovely venue. a great deal!
Thanks!

reviewed Feb 22 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Audre

The Orchestra was small, but the energy and vitality they gave especially to the Mendelssohn piece was marvelouss!

reviewed Feb 22 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Richard Green

Outstanding. Great deal. Stiull lots of empty seats. Symphony should work more with your firm.

reviewed Feb 22 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Lucy Pousho

Listening to the music was just as fulfilling as watching the beautiful ballet of Tortelier's conducting. It made us all smile. What a delightful way to spend an afternoon!

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Hale Holden III

Moving performances. The conductor connected with his musicians and the audience. The oboe soloist was superb. A great afternoon performance.

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from John Prince

Mr. Tortelier and the symphony orchestra put on a marvelous concert which was warmly appreciated by the audience. Bravo!

reviewed Feb 21 2013 report as inappropriate