Reviews

Trevor Driver

Diamond jubilee concert

“Nicholas Concannon Hodges conducted the large orchestra with his usual elegant composure and gave each section their chance to shine.”

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Antony Brannick

Spring concert

“The audience at the Todmorden Orchestra concert on Saturday night left the Town Hall with their ears literally ringing and fully believing that the roof had been blown off!”

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Rob Barnett

Rivers and remembrance

“…an indelibly memorable evening especially for a remarkably fine performance of the Vaughan Williams.”

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Katherine Adler

Grand opera gala

“What a feast: our own orchestra and choral society pulling out all their stops and two superb opera singers utterly delighting us. This was one of the most enjoyable summer concerts we have had.”

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Heather Spencer

Spring concert

“…the principal wind players set the scene with beautiful tone and spot-on tuning. The orchestra made good use of varied dynamics, and the brass were rich and well-balanced.”

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Antony Brannick

Autumn concert

“Overall then yet another performance of an accomplished amateur orchestra of which we should be justly proud.”

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Rob Barnett

Summer concert

“Among many treasurable moments the whisper-quiet playing of the strings in the Mozart was sheer magic.”

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Stuart Issac

Spring concert

“Todmorden Orchestra gave a superb exhibition of musical style and period, from Mussorgsky’s well known ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’ to the world première performance of Andrew March’s ‘Elegy’.”

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Frank Mc Manus

Autumn concert

“We soon found ourselves in the northland, with the soloist’s demi-semiquavers shimmering over quiet background sonorities.”

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Rob Barnett

Summer concert

“It was a most committed performance in which the soloist and orchestra impressed memorably…”

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