London Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrey Gugnin conducted by Mikhail Agrest: Russian epics

Overall this was a good concert. Mikhail Agrest conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra with a good sense of the Russian tradition, not as dark as Jurowski but still incisive and steep. Opening with Khachaturian’s Adagio from Spartacus was not a good preamble, as the work it quite boring and doesn’t work well out of context. The young Russian pianist Andrey Gugnin took the stage to perform a very nice Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.

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