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London Symphony Orchestra, Ticciati, Barbican Hall

London Symphony Orchestra, Ticciati, Barbican Hall

Elemental Sibelius marks out an impressive LSO debut for Robin Ticciati

Robin Ticciati - a songful shapeliness invests his music making
It’s a very assured - not to say very brave - young conductor who chooses to make his debut with the London Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius’ notoriously challenging Seventh Symphony. Mighty talents have fallen at this particular fence, defeated by the work’s circuitous evolution and elusive logic. Robin Ticciati has no fear, though, and more importantly has been mentored by a man who knows the Sibelian psyche and terrain better than most – Sir Colin Davis. Could this be his heir apparent?

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