Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s season opener charms and challenges
Tuesday September 29th, 2015
At the Orpheum on Saturday, September 26. Continues on September 28
There are some soloists who seem as though they are fighting an orchestra during a performance: pushing or pulling at the tempo, their body furiously pulsing, with nary a glance at their accompanying musicians. Violinist Miriam Fried is not such a player…This was not the only draw of the evening, however: the world premiere of Vivian Fung’sBiennale Snapshots opened the second half of the concert.