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Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall
|Twenty-first century Liszt from Pierre-Laurent Aimard|
|In around 1822, an eleven-year-old Franz Liszt performed for Beethoven. It’s claimed that Beethoven gave him his blessing and kissed him on the forehead. A lifetime later, in 1885, Liszt wrote La lugubre gondola, a harsh, drastically dissonant piano piece commemorating the death of Wagner.
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