“Dausgaard, conducting from memory, directed the orchestra with fingertip precision, drawing ever-moving patterns of light and shade from his player.” – Bachtrack

Thomas Dausgaard conducted the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a performance at Perth Concert Hall that contained new fewer than three Symphonies by Sibelius.

Dausgaard conducted the Fifth Symphony entirely from memory, and “directed the orchestra with fingertip precision”.

The “more personal” Sixth Symphony followed the Fifth, before the Seventh Symphony concluded the evening in which “Dausgaard built the brassy layers up to a glorious ending”.

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