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"French oboist and conductor François Leleux brought a winning mixture of virtuosity, theatricality and wit to this thoroughly refreshing concert"

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"A suitably exuberant and boisterous performance"

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Francois Leleux was the conductor, musicianship oozing genially out of every gesture, a collaborator with his colleagues rather than a chef d’orchestre. His account of Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture began with impeccably tuned and balanced woodwind (Leleux also wears an oboist’s hat)

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Something quite special takes over when a set of musicians like this play without a conductor: overt direction is replaced by collective telepathy and, when it goes right, a little dusting of magic.

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Als Zugabe verwandelte Leleux Mozarts „Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen“ aus der „Zauberflöte“ mit rasanten Auszierungen in ein Virtuosenstück.

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Leleux directed with nods, oboe waggles and balletic full body swerves

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