Southbank Sinfonia

“Presenting a very classical repertoire with romantic influences, the programme was highly suited to all the forces involved. Opening the concert with Overture No. 2 in E-flat by Farrenc…”

Martin Roscoe

“We were charmed by the delicate and sometimes mischievous moments found in Debussy’s Children’s Corner. There is no doubt that Roscoe genuinely loves relating stories through his playing…”

Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason

“The programme was carefully crafted to display not only the familiarity of both musicians’ dialectics but also their respective instruments; the cello verging on obbligato in Beethoven’s take on Die Zauberflöte…”

John Lill

“In mentioning the acoustics of the hall as he left, he commented ‘it’s perfect’. From someone of his stature that’s high praise indeed. He’s pretty perfect too…”

BBC Big Band

“To herald the new season it was important to make a splash, and what better way than to invite the legendary BBC Big Band with conductor, Barry Forgie and Elaine Delmar as soloist. In short, it was sensational…”