Thursday May 9
Nottingham Evening Post
Review: Nigel Kennedy - An Evening of Bach and Fats Waller, Royal Concert Hall
It takes a great musician to be able to hold a large audience's attention with one acoustic instrument and nothing else, but that's what Nigel Kennedy does, effortlessly.
St. Petersburg Times
Florida Orchestra does the Doors at Mahaffey Theater
Jim Morrison may be spinning in his Parisian grave at the thought of setting songs like Light My Fire and Roadhouse Blues to symphonic strings, but the idea of the Florida Orchestra playing music of the Doors is not so farfetched.
This Is Somerset
The Bristol Post published Review: Nigel Kennedy, Colston Hall: by Peter Taberner 9/10
NIGEL Kennedy has travelled a long musical road since he first emerged as Yehudi Menuhin's young protg performing the Elgar concerto.
Review: Nigel Kennedy, St David's Hall, Cardiff
Bach and Fats Waller may initially appear to be strange bedfellows but when have music's rules or conformity ever caused Nigel Kennedy a sleepless night? In fact, it could be argued that the enfant terrible's entire working life has been taken up with questioning boundaries.
Liverpool Daily Post
Music Review: Nigel Kennedy: Bach and Fats Waller, Philharmonic Hall - five stars
IT WAS billed as Nigel Kennedy presents Bach plus Fats Waller but the spiky-haired violinist isn't one to play by the rules, even when he has set them himself.