SPOTLIGHT

Consummated in Exile

A new recording of Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances conveys the breadth of the 20th-century composer’s life’s journey

By Joseph Horowitz Friday, June 14, 2024

SPOTLIGHT

Consummated in Exile

A new recording of Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances conveys the breadth of the 20th-century composer’s life’s journey

By Joseph Horowitz Friday, June 14, 2024

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