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De Doelen: Grote Zaal
|Shostakovich's all-encompassing Fourth Symphony by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra|
|The last concert in Rotterdam Philharmonic’s “Russian Fall” series centered around one of the most monumental Russian symphonies ever written: Shostakovich’s Fourth. But the evening opened with something completely different: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 2. Before the concert I was slightly worried about the pairing of these two works together: apart from the fact that they were both written by young composers, they don’t really have much in common.
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