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Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra Plays Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky
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28 reviews
18 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

The sololists were very good. However, the orchestra was only so so and I was very disappointed with the conductor. I would not go to hear the orchestra or conductor again.

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15 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

Robert Cole is the bee's knees! What a great concert and so nice and long that I left very satisfied. I'd normally expect 1 fabulous young artist, but 2? Such a blessing for my heart and ears! Great performances by musicians we need to keep an...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

amazing event showcasing some wonderful upcoming talent.

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An evening of Russian masterworks performed by the artists who know them best. “A crack ensemble that brings a rigorous approach to musicmaking” (Los Angeles Times), the Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra will be joined in this program of Russian classics by pianist Alexander Sinchuk, winner of the 2009 Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition, and brilliant young cellist Julian Schwarz.

Program: Tchaikovsky/Romeo and Juliet Overture, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A for Cello and Orchestra

Rachmaninoff/Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

Rimsky-Korsakov/Scheherazade Symphonic Suite for Orchestra, Op. 35

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