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Prom 13: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Barenboim, Royal Albert Hall – review

On the evidence of the series so far I doubt anyone was expecting Stravinsky’s favourite Beethoven Symphony – the 8th – to spring from the starting blocks with the kind of propulsive dynamism implicit in the composer’s metronome marking. But I for one had anticipated a more athletic response from Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra … [Read More]

Posted on 25/07/2012
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