Classical music review

Josefowicz, Wigglesworth team up with New World for bracing Stravinsky and Wagner


South Florida Classical Review

The New World Symphony performed two works Saturday night that couldn't be further apart in tone and sensibility: Stravinsky's dry, quirky Violin Concerto and a sumptuous orchestral arrangement of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.

Led by the British conductor Mark Wigglesworth, the concert at New World Center in Miami Beach delivered both works effectively, from the brittle, unsentimental textures of the Stravinsky to the rich symphonic passion of the Wagner.

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