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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
|Zukerman - The old pro|
|The air was thick with excitement in the Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday night. Strangers turned to talk to each other and every conversation seemed to be about Pinchas Zukerman: their first Zukerman experience, favourite recordings and how far they had travelled to see their hero. And no wonder they were prepared to travel: not only was Zukerman to play the Beethoven Violin Concerto, he was also to direct the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Fifth Symphony.
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