It appears the organisers of a Bartok for Europe series failed to sell the concerts.
This is the audience that greeted the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Jurowski and soloist Valery Afanassiev, yesterday (Monday) evening.
Our correspondent in the hall thought the concert was terrific, albeit somewhat private.
The concert management, in a private communication, blamed the October beer festival for the hall being ‘half-empty’.
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