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Royal Albert Hall
|Prom 40: The London Philharmonic Orchestra annihilate the audience by way of Prokofiev|
|Prom number 40 saw a Russian conductor at the helm of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, playing a selection of music from some of the great Russian composers of the last two centuries, all with very distinct styles. Rimsky Korsakov’s orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Night on a Bare Mountain began the concert and conjured up all the fantastical imagery the name promises. Conductor Vladimir Jurowski initiated a faster tempo than I had heard in the past, giving particular sections a much more aggressive, driving quality.|
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