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Ensemble

Dance Rhythms

A visit from the Moscow Philharmonic,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Rachmaninov's First Symphony survived its disastrous first performance by the skin of its teeth. Gradually rehabilitated over the last fifty years or so, it is now almost as much of a repertory piece as Nos 2 and 3. Yuri Simonov conducted the Moscow Philharmonic (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 12 October 2011) in a performance characterised by weight and vivid orchestral colour but, with tempos noticeably on the slow side, at some cost to dramatic bite and sense of urgency...

Copyright © 16 October 2011 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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SERGEI RACHMANINOV

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

SERGEI PROKOFIEV

RUSSIA

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

UNITED KINGDOM

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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