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“From the opening notes on the flute the entire performance was a complete delight as the players wove Debussy’s images of warm summer days.”

“The work.. is one which demands good musicianship from those performing it. And that is just what it got from members of the Herts Philharmonia under guest conductor John Beswick”

“The overture opens with an excellent fanfare which was expertly performed by the orchestra’s brass sections before moving on to luscious sections for woodwind and brass and exciting string passages all of which were excellently performed.”

“The work is not one to be tackled by the faint hearted and Lev Parikian’s interpretation was solid and thorough with excellent direction…a very satisfactory performance. ”