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Black Angels: Kopatchinskaja and Jurowski brush with death

Denisov, Berg, Shostakovich: LPO/Jurowski **** Royal Festival Hall, 22nd February 2017 Heavily shrouded, Death loomed large over Vladimir Jurowski’s latest programme in the Southbank Centre’s “Belief and Beyond Belief” series which explores faith and spirituality. The Grim Reaper swept the … Continue reading

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Rhine Journey: curious and boisterous Schumann with the OAE

Brahms/Schumann: Kopatchinskaja; OAE/Alsop *** Royal Festival Hall, 6th February 2016 Exaggerated claims were made for Robert Schumann’s Violin Concerto in recent weeks. It was his final orchestral work, composed shortly before he was admitted to an asylum. After his death, … Continue reading

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