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Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-1881)

September 2017
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BudapestZuglói Philharmonia - King Saint Stephen Symphony Orchestra

Misson, Strauss R., Liszt, Mussorgsky
Zugló Philharmony Orchestra; Simon Perčič; Sebastijan Buda


Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina
Tomáš Hanus; David Pountney; Welsh National Opera; Claire Wild; Liuba Sokolova; Adrian Dwyer; Mark Le Brocq

AmsterdamTchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition

Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky
Noord Nederlands Orkest; Arvo Volmer; Valeriy Sokolov

NorrkopingNordic Meeting

Mussorgsky, Beethoven, Sibelius
Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Klaus Mäkelä; Víkingur Ólafsson

LondonMussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Kabalevsky, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky
Philharmonia Orchestra; Santtu-Matias Rouvali; Denis Kozhukhin
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Semyon Bychkov turned in a magisterial account of Mussorgsky's rugged score, aided and abetted by some strong vocal performances.
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Drama, modernism, philosophy and grandeur

Ilan Volkov and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra deliver a flawless execution on a night of premières at the Royal Albert Hall.
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The epitome of Russianness: Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky

In Tarkovsky's venerable production, the Mariinsky orchestra and chorus are brilliant – but too brilliant for their soloists, including two replacement Borises for an indisposed Mikhail Petrenko.
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Kandinsky and Chagall fail to camouflage patchy playing

Mikhail Rudy’s recital adapting music to animated art projections disappoints. 
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A not so brief encounter with the Moscow Phil

An earthy – if slow – Pictures at an Exhibition from Yuri Simonov and the Moscow Philharmonic in Basingstoke is like a musical step back in time. 
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