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October 2012 – Finn Folk & Baroque – Cologne

October 2012

Irish Chamber Orchestra

Pekka Kuusisto Director/Violin 

“Eventually, during the Double Concerto BWV 1043 the laid back tempi caused a slight lack of musical tension, despite the fact that concertmaster Katherine Hunka, (who had invited her colleague to lead her glorious ensemble for this concert), and soloist Pekka Kuusisto communicated with each other in a very sincere and heartfelt musical dialogue”. Kolnische Rundschau  

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