“The conductor evidently had a clear sense of how he wanted each moment to sound and how to communicate his vision effectively and encouragingly to the Philharmonia players. More impressive even than this meticulousness and assurance, though, was Yamada’s sure sense of Tchaikovsky’s grand ‘paragraphs’ and the way the tension between them drives the score onwards.”

Limelight Magazine, Will Yeoman

The Sunday Times, Stephen Pettitt