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Prom 59: Vintage wine: Blomstedt and the Leipzig Gewandhaus in splendid Beethoven

Beethoven: Leipzig Gewandhaus/Blomstedt **** Royal Albert Hall, 29th August 2016 To paraphrase Frank Sinatra, if 1927 was A Very Good Year, then July 1927 must have been an exceptionally good month. It saw the births of conductors Kurt Masur, Michael … Continue reading

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Civilised classics in the Alps: Sir András Schiff and the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra

Verbier Festival: Sir András Schiff/VFCO *** Salle des Combins, 28th July 2016 There cannot be many more spectacular views enjoyed during a concert interval than that from the terrace of the Salle des Combins, the main venue for the Verbier Festival. … Continue reading

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