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Leading Shostakovich around the World this Fall

Rafael Payare is already making his mark on the music of Shostakovich. Recorded with the San Diego Symphony, where the Venezuelan conductor is currently in his fourth season as Music Director, his 2022 account of the composer’s Eleventh Symphony, “The Year 1905,” has been hailed as “a mandatory purchase,” in which “the ferocity unleashed by Payare...



  • December 1, 2, 3 2022

    New York Philharmonic

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  • December 7, 10 & 11 2022

    Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

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