Prom 47_CR_BBC Chris Christodoulou_1

BBC Proms 2016 / 47: Ulster Orchestra plays Haydn’s Cello Concerto, Piers Hellawell’s Wild Flow, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5

The Ulster Orchestra is a plucky bunch. They returned to the Royal Albert Hall this afternoon still no surer as to their financial future but eager, hungry and defiant. This was a high profile gig for them, played to a near capacity audience with a conductor who’s passion is reflected in his love of the art form and his gleeful attention to detail. I can think of no other concert this season I’ve enjoyed more.

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