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A serious Wigmore Hall programme highlights the virtuosic qualities of Matthias Goerne and Seong-Jin Cho / musicOMH

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Matthias Goerne, now at the very peak of his powers, has chosen his accompanists from amongst the most eminent; Seong-Jin Cho must surely be the youngest to partner him, and it was remarkable that this almost 24 year-old was able match Goerne's level of intensity and mature understanding. This uncompromisingly serious Wigmore Hall programme, often focusing on songs of evening reflection, highlighted the virtuosic qualities of both baritone and pianist whilst maintaining the most exalted of musical values.

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