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There’s no place like Rome: Pappano and the Santa Cecilians dazzle in Respighi

Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Respighi: Wang; Santa Cecilia/Pappano **** Royal Festival Hall, 11th May 2017 All roads lead to Rome. Last night however, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia brought the Eternal City vividly to London in the form of two of … Continue reading

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Tales of Hoffmann and the Hammerklavier: Yuja Wang scales summits in Verbier

Verbier Festival: Yuja Wang *** Salle des Combins, 27th July 2016 Chinese pianist Yuja Wang has forged a stellar reputation thus far founded on flashy repertoire. Her Rachmaninov is dazzling, as is her Ravel. Recently though, she has taken steps … Continue reading

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Impish Shostakovich and epic Sibelius from Yuja Wang, MTT and the LSO

Shostakovich/Sibelius :LSO/ Tilson Thomas **** Barbican Hall, 15th March 2015 Ahead of its US tour with Michael Tilson Thomas, the London Symphony Orchestra flexed its muscles in a display of orchestral strength on home turf in the Barbican. Thursday’s concert, … Continue reading

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