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Plums and turkeys: a musical voyage around 2016

Most people I know cannot wait to see the back of 2016. But in the year in which Brexit, Trump and the Grim Reaper were the big winners, I admit to having had a terrific twelve months. A whirl of … Continue reading

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Profound and sublime: Maurizio Pollini rolls back the years

Schumann, Chopin: Maurizio Pollini **** Royal Festival Hall, 2nd March 2016 An expectant hall crackled with anticipation. For a recital, the stage was far from bare. A phalanx of red seats on the platform were taken by students, eyes trained … Continue reading

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