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Concertgebouw: Recital Hall
|Marvelous Paganini by Kuusisto and Eskelinen at Robeco Zomerconcerten|
|Chamber music recitals are usually more intimate and personal than big orchestral performances. Generally, this is a very pleasant thing as it there is less distance – literally and figuratively – between the musicians and the audience. Now when the chamber musicians include Pekka Kuusisto, it isn’t just a pleasant thing, it’s a fantastic thing. With his upbeat and rather hilarious banter between the different pieces, Kuusisto creates an atmosphere that is not only wonderful, but also conducive to the understanding and enjoyment of the music played.
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