Concert review: Keith Lockhart leads BBC Concert Orchestra at Arsht

April 16, 2015 6:53 PM

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Concert review: Keith Lockhart leads BBC Concert Orchestra at Arsht

British orchestras bring a special idiomatic affinity to the music of their native composers, and the best moments of the BBC Concert Orchestra’s program Wednesday night at the Arsht Center found the 64-member ensemble playing works by their compatriots.

The orchestra, founded in 1952, is a uniquely English creation. Created for radio work and BBC concerts, the ensemble hovers somewhere between a symphonic and pops orchestra and, at various times, plays both roles.

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