REVIEW: Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice

Sep 27, 2014

Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice

Conductor George Hanson, protégé of Leonard Bernstein, clearly inherited his mentor’s expressive talents: dynamic energy flowed through his fingers as he conducted the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice. In spectacular renditions of the Candide Overture and Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Hanson and the orchestra exalted in the musical themes. With extraordinary musicality, Hanson emphasized Bernstein’s colorful combination of classical and jazz in a beautiful integration. — Nice Matin, July 1, 2014