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San Francisco Symphony Plays Pärt, Bartók, and RespighiWritten by Neil Kurtzman | 7th October 2012
Last night the San Francisco Symphony presented a program of 20th century music of very different styles under the leadership of the young (born 1976) Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko. The program began with Arvo Pärt’s 1977 composition Fratres. Pärt has reworked this piece many times; the San Franciscans played the 1991 version. The basic structure of work is simple….
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