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A Touching Portrait

Shostakovich chamber music, heard by MARY ISAAC


Three distinguished artists, cellist Pierre Doumenge, violist Krzysztof Chorzelski and pianist Andrew Zolinsky, gathered at 7pm on Wednesday 4 May 2011 at Vestry Hall, Ranelagh Road, London W5, UK, to perform three compositions of Dmitiri Shostakovich.

The programme started with the Cello Sonata in D minor Op 40 -- this being the first and the most lyrical of Shostakovich's chamber compositions, written in 1934. Pierre Doumenge gave a tremendous sense of warmth and expressive purpose...

Copyright © 10 May 2011 Mary Isaac,
London UK





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