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Dreams and nightmares in Gubaidulina world première

Baiba Skride, Harriet Krijgh and Elsbeth Moser perform Gubaidulina © Winslow Townson
Sofia Gubaidulina has always been drawn to non-traditional sounds, something which invariably landed her in trouble during the Soviet era. The bayan, a 200-button Russian accordion, became the source for many of those sounds in solo and concerted pieces. “It breathes,” she has said, possessing an “earthy quality like no other instrument”.
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Revelador Slobodeniouk en el fin de temporada de la OSG

La violinista Baiba Skride, la chelista Harriet Krijgh y el acordeonista Martynas Levickis © Alberte Peiteavel
La Sinfónica de Galicia cierra la temporada con un intenso viaje desde la música de Sofia Gubaidulina a la Cuarta sinfonía de Brukner, un magnífico y exitoso colofón a un ciclo lleno de momentos inolvidables.
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