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BBC Proms: Bavouzet, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jurowski | reviews, news & interviews

BBC Proms: Bavouzet, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jurowski

BBC Proms: Bavouzet, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jurowski

The Albert Hall gets Hungarian, with a hot gypsy band and a steel-fingered pianist

Vladimir Jurowski: his bony hands pinch, squeeze, clutch, splay and punch the players into absolute precision© Chris Christodolou/theartsdesk

The world tour that the Proms offer this year touches down in no more fascinating musical country than Hungary, with three of its great composers, Liszt, Bartók and Kodály brought into the Albert Hall last night by the ever-stimulating Vladimir Jurowski with his hot gypsy band, the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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