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Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili stuns at Benaroya debut
The Seattle Symphony is on a roll with its concerto soloists, bringing in the second outstanding young pianist in the second subscription program of the season. Two for two is a fine start; the audience gave an unusually warm response to newcomer Khatia Buniatishvili’s first performance here on September 25. With music director Ludovic Morlot on the podium, Buniatishvili gave a highly kinetic but surprisingly subtle account of Rachmaninoff’s popular “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.” Read more.