From the Lebrecht Album of the 12 months:
No-one knew what to anticipate of 2022. In January, masked or locked down, we gazed into crystal balls of mortality. The chamber music of Harrison Birtwistle caught my ear with shock and delight, just for the composer to go away us quickly after. Fred Rzewski, one other current fatality, obtained the most effective efficiency ever of ‘The Folks United Will By no means Be Defeated’. The Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov escaped his homeland and enriched us with a brand new symphony. Life hung by a thread….
In April, I accoladed a Pieter Wispelwey performances of two cello concertos by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on the Evil Penguin as ‘presumably the most effective Weinberg ever heard on document’. Weeks later, it had an in depth rival …
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