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Composer: Glière, Reinhold (1875-1956)

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance listings | Glière
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Year of birth1875
Year of death1956
NationalityRussia
PeriodRomantic
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A Rachmaninov evening with the Russian National Orchestra

Kirill Karabits © Konrad Cwik
A marvelous musician, Mikhail Pletnev, conveyed a fresh perspective on the inner works of Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto. 
****1
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Philharmonia mines the Soviet musical legacy

Vladimir Ashkenazy © Keith Saunders
Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia Orchestra excelled in a fascinating exploration of post-revolutionary Russian music under the banner ‘Workers and the State’.
****1
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Glière's Ilya Muromets: an amazing account from Gabriel Feltz and the Belgrade Philharmonic

Gabriel Feltz and the Belgrade Philharmonic © Marko Djokovic | Belgrade Philharmonic
Gabriel Feltz and the Belgrade Philharmonic conjured up medieval Russia in the colourful and imaginative tale of Ilya Muromets in Glière's Symphony no. 3.
*****
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All-Russian programme raises the roof in Liverpool

Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO perform an all-Russian programme, with an exceptional Rite of Spring and charismatic playing from solo harpist Catrin Finch. 
*****
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Opening concert Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad

Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad opens with a programme of beautiful music and a pair of fine soloists, but a concert somewhat let down by a lack of rapport between soloists and orchestra.
***11
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