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Ekaterina Semenchuk review: She was riveting

The Russian mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk performed a Russian repertoire by composers known collectively as the the Mighty Handful to an audience who clamoured for more

 

 

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Yevgeny Sudbin, Wigmore Hall, review: 'Majestic'

It’s always good when a recitalist bucks convention, and so it was with the Russian pianist Yevgeny Sudbin at the Wigmore. Not only did he write his own (illuminating) programme notes, he also included an arrangement he had made of the unfinished “Lacrimosa” from Mozart’s Requiem. And this – short though it was – might have been arranged by the great Busoni, so majestic was its tone and texture.

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