The Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Vladimir Spivakov were joined by award-winning Russian pianist Olga Kern Wednesday night, May 14, 2008 at the Music Center at Strathmore. The program featured Ms. Kern in concertos by Haydn and Shostakovich. Prior to the concert, Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Maestro Spivakov about his art, and his friendship with both Slava and Shostakovich.
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