Chinese pianist Zee Zee dazzles in Ravel concerto, NHK Symphony Orchestra nails Prokofiev’s 6th

//Chinese pianist Zee Zee dazzles in Ravel concerto, NHK Symphony Orchestra nails Prokofiev’s 6th

Chinese pianist Zee Zee dazzles in Ravel concerto, NHK Symphony Orchestra nails Prokofiev’s 6th

Like a well-oiled and tightly run machine, Tokyo’s NHK Symphony Orchestra under its celebrated Estonian chief conductor Paavo Järvi gave a brilliant performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s austere and demanding Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor.The work is a far cry from the Russian composer’s jovial Symphony No. 1 performed a week ago by the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, also as part of the Hong Kong Arts Festival.Prokofiev’s eerie depiction of “the painful results of war” in the opening Allegro…

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