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BSO in Prokofiev 7

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Prokofiev, Symphonies, London Symphony Orchestra, V. Gergiev
(Decca, 2006)
Charles T. Downey, BSO director silences critics with strong sounds
Washington Post, May 9
On Thursday night at the Music Center at Strathmore, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s music director, Marin Alsop, again silenced those who have criticized her programming as tepid the past few years. The evening’s program included rare local performances of two important pieces by Rimsky-Korsakov and Prokofiev, with Tchaikovsky’s barn-burning first piano concerto sandwiched in between.

Prokofiev’s seventh symphony, his last, crowned the evening... [Continue reading]
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev (Symphony No. 7)
With Lukáš Vondráček, piano
Music Center at Strathmore

Robert Battey, Lukas Vondracek’s future is bright, and unpredictable (Washington Post, December 2, 2012)

Charles T. Downey, NSO Keeps Things in Czech (Ionarts, March 24, 2012)

Tim Smith, Weekend whirlwind, round 1: Baltimore Symphony's Russian richness (Baltimore Sun, March 6, 2011)

---, Alsop, Baltimore Symphony continue their Dvorak cycle; Czech pianist makes BSO debut (Baltimore Sun, March 20, 2009)

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