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Debussy moulded by Melnikov at Wigmore Hall

Debussy: Alexander Melnikov *** Wigmore Hall, 5th April 2017 Debussy’s Général Lavine, with his bugle calls, cake-walk and badly tuned banjo, wasn’t the only thing at Wigmore Hall deserving the descriptor “eccentric” last night. Alexander Melnikov’s recital, surveying both books … Continue reading

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Queyras and Melnikov: Sunny intervals quell stormy Beethoven

Beethoven: Cello Sonatas **** Wigmore Hall, 30th November 2014 Beethoven’s five Cello Sonatas span his compositional life – two early works, two late ones, with the third composed in the same feverish year as his Fifth and Pastoral Symphonies. French … Continue reading

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