The Music Section of the Critics’ Circle has announced the winners of the Annual Awards for 2019.
Maxim Emelyanychev Receives Rave Reviews
This week Maxim Emelyanychev conducted his first concerts as Principal Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. This is what the press had to say:
5* "It’s time for Scottish audiences to buckle their seatbelts: Emelyanychev’s tenure is going to be an exciting ride." The Times
5* "Emelyanychev’s zestful physicality, the moulding power of his shapely hand gestures, his charismatic alertness to tonal priorities, all contributed to the fresh, distinctive appeal of the performances." The Scotsman
4* "Emelyanychev could make a larger space than the City Hall feel intimate, and this was a beautifully integrated boudoir performance of the work." The Herald
4* "The Scottish Chamber Orchestra completely embraced Emelyanychev’s enthusiasm and responded with vigour. It is going to be a very exciting partnership to watch." Bachtrack