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Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)
Beethoven: Overture 'Fidelio', Op. 72
Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Op. 42
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65
Royal Albert Hall, Friday 4 September 2015
'Uchida’s focus was total, communicating constantly with the orchestra and Jurowski'.
'A powerfully bleak reading of Shostakovich’s Symphony no. 8 in C minor'.
'A spellbinding performance of a deeply troubling symphony'.
'Sadly, such an expression of the consequences and aftermath of war felt disturbingly relevant and current'.
Read my full review on Bachtrack here.