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Merchant Taylors' Hall
|Rising stars Hakhnazaryan and Kozhukhin at the City of London Festival|
|For me, the chamber music concerts at the various City Livery Halls have always been the highlight of the City of London Festival. This year, I chose to visit Merchant Taylors’ Hall in Threadneedle Street (just behind the Bank of England Building) for a joint recital by two recent winners of prestigious international competitions: Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, winner of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition, and Russian pianist Denis Kozhukhin, winner of the 2010 Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels.|
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