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Composer: Balakirev, Mily Alexeyevich (1837-1910)

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Year of birth1837
Year of death1910
NationalityRussia
PeriodRomantic
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LondonRussian Roots

Rachmaninov, Balakirev, Shostakovich
London Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda; Seong-Jin Cho

ParisRécital Alexander Malofeev

Balakirev, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Liszt, Prokofiev
Alexander Malofeev, Piano

EvanstonOlga Kern at Bienen Skyline Piano Artist Series

Scarlatti, Beethoven, Gershwin, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Balakirev
Olga Kern, Piano

ParisSimon Ghraichy

Schumann, Szymański, Alkan, Gottschalk, Balakirev
Simon Ghraichy, Piano

ParisAlexei Volodin

Medtner, Tchaikovsky, Balakirev
Alexei Volodin, Piano
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Opening concert of the Istanbul Music Festival

Sascha Goetzel and the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic © Ersin Durmus | Istanbul Music Festival
Most music Festivals only have to deal with demanding divas, mercurial maestros or bad weather. In Istanbul there is a lot more at stake.
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Scattering clouds: Ekaterina Semenchuk at Wigmore Hall

Ekaterina Semenchuk © Sheila Rock
Recitals of Russian song don't have to be suffocated with doom and gloom. Neither do they have to be built upon the works of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov.
****1
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Behzod Abduraimov at Carnegie Hall

Behzod Abduraimov © Nissor Abdourazakov
Behzod Abduraimov brought his intense and brilliant pianism for his first recital on the main stage of Carnegie Hall
****1
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Musical wizardry: Karen Gomyo in Atlanta

Karen Gomyo © Gabrielle Revere
Violinist Keren Gomyo and conductor Cristian Măcelaru team up to provide a superb Tchaikovsly concerto. 
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Russian Roulette: Pappano’s spin through the Mighty Handful

Sir Antonio Pappano © ROH | Clive Barda
On day release from the Covent Garden pit for their annual evening in the limelight, the ROH Orchestra took a quick spin through works by Russia's Mighty Handful. 
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