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13 Oct 2005

Haydn's Creation at St David's Hall, Cardiff,11712,1589844,00.html

Rian Evans [The Guardian, 12 October 2005]

There are too few occasions when proper homage is paid to Joseph Haydn, but this performance of the Creation - arguably his greatest masterpiece - felt just that. In a work in which Haydn's representation of the radiant outburst of light on earth is such a symbolic moment, it was auspicious that Thierry Fischer, principal conductor designate of the BBC Orchestra of Wales, was intent on illuminating the score's highly imaginative and original aspects.

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