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Prom 51, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Nelsons – Review ****

Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony “Leningrad” is a tough act to follow but a tougher act to precede and I’m not sure it was ever going to be fair on Emily Howard whose Prom premiere “Calculus of the Nervous System” provided so little to hold our attention for even 15 minutes.

Shostakovich is, of course, the past … [Read More]

Posted on 22/08/2012
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