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Piano recitals might take a lesson from the old-fashioned one Daniil Trifonov gave Sunday afternoon at Orchestra Hall. The event lasted nearly 40 minutes beyond the norm at the Symphony Center Presents Piano Series. The demands on technique were increasingly difficult. But the pianist's skill at sure-fire juxtaposition alternately lulled and roused the large audience. And given that the young artist - 26 this month - attracts on the basis of virtuosity, more of that was on display than anything elusive or searching. Such was the delight on this roller-coaster ride that passengers gave the operator four standing ovations, then decided on two more following encores. There could not have been a greater sign of customers getting their money's worth.

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