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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Bronfman, Michael Tilson Thomas, Royal Festival Hall

Michael Tilson Thomas VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRAWhen Schoenberg made his steroidal orchestration of Brahms’ G minor Piano Quartet he saw and heard what many don’t – that Brahms was more of a radical than the music world was ready to acknowledge, that he was not the conservative in the shadow of Wagner that commentators at the time felt the need to … [Read More]

Posted on 10/04/2013
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Mitsuko Uchida, Royal Festival Hall (Review)

Mitsuko UchidaThe magic usually descends quickly in a Mitsuko Uchida recital but the opening Bach of this rescheduled Festival Hall concert – a pair of Preludes and Fugues from Book 2 of The Well-Tempered Klavier – took a while to draw attention from the farthest reaches of this unfriendly recital space. Could it be that the … [Read More]

Posted on 07/03/2013
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