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Lisa Batiashvili with LA Phil turns heads with Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto / Los Angeles Times review

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A concert like the Los Angeles Philharmonic's program this week, which includes the world's favorite violin concerto and all the favorite bits from one of the best beloved 20th century ballet scores, might seem the perfect respite from an inescapable collective obsession with the political goings-on of the moment. Thursday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gustavo Dudamel conducted in a state of transporting involvement. There was also a chance to catch up with the Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili, demonstrating why her recent recording of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto has been turning heads.  PHOTO: Gary Coronado

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