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Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall (Grand Hall)
|An International Composers Competition in St. Petersburg: Part 1|
|Last week, I was lucky enough to visit St. Petersburg to hear two concerts featuring winning pieces from the newly-launched St. Romanos Melodos I International Composers Competition. The aim of this competition is to revive ‘the spiritual and musical traditions founded in pre-revolution Russia’, and it was a fascinating window for me into a very different musical culture.
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