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Pictures at an Exhibition would seem ideal for Buniatishvili’s particular mix of volcanic temperament and interpretative freedom. in fact it falls at the first hurdle: the opening ‘Promenade’ is ponderous and vague; slow numbers are pulled cruelly out of shape, while fast ones are dispatched with breath-taking, senseless speed. ‘La valse’ seems fevered from the start, sabotaging Ravel’s careful build-up, in fact only the Three Pieces from Petrushka show this artist at her most persuasive, by which time many listeners will have given up.

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