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Philharmonia Orchestra, Gabetta, Ashkenazy, Royal Festival Hall (Review)

Sol GabettaDeath comes in many guises but in this ingeniously devised Philharmonia concert he most definitely did not have the last laugh. That was for Shostakovich and a curiously ticking time bomb of percussion which first surfaced in his Fourth Symphony when Stalin branded him a renegade but which later became a kind of defiant titter … [Read More]

Posted on 22/02/2013
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