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Barbican Centre: Hall
|Mitsuko Uchida in perfect harmony with the London Symphony Orchestra|
|With his Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, the centerpiece in the concert with the London Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, Beethoven took the classical concerto format he had inherited into uncharted waters. The work opens with a series of piano chords, which the orchestra takes up, develops and kneads into riveting thematic material before the soloist returns. In addition to this role reversal between soloist and orchestra, the work also explores new dimensions in their relationship.
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