Lucerne is to the orchestra what Salzburg is to the opera. Every summer, in the acoustic crystal of the KKL building by Jean Nouvel at the edge of the lake of the Four Cantons, instrumental music combine for one month at the highest level. Stay a few days allows for a total immersion, for example by allowing comparisons to say the least, instructive. So this violin Concerto of Beethoven by Leonidas Kavakos, of which we do not understand fully the disappointment… until we hear the next day, Frank Peter Zimmermann playing the 1 Concerto of Prokofiev.

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It took the natural violinist German to highlight the game of his Greek colleague was assigned. Poetry and the simplicity of a side, arbitrary and sophistication of the other: the day and the night. This does not mean that we cannot be as sensitive interpreters, advocating risk-taking and personal choices, to …

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