26. September 2009 · Comments Off on Stockton Symphony Review · Categories: Reviews

… includes this:

The orchestra’s well-played ebb and flow in the opening “Palermo” movement gave way to the piece’s short second movement, depicting “Tunis” in North Africa, which is almost entirely an oboe solo accompanied by softly percussive strings. Here, principal oboist Thomas Nugent’s performance of Ibert’s none-too-subtle exoticism was skillful and expressive.

I always enjoy seeing other oboists get great reviews. Congrats, Tom! (Tom and I have worked together, although not recently. Busy lives and all that.)

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