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Abbado: 'I'm a perfectionist'


Claudio Abbado is considered one of the greatest living orchestral conductors.

Jim Naughtie spoke to him as he prepared for London concerts with his Lucerne Festival Orchestra.

Listen to the Lucerne Festival Orchestra concert, conducted by Claudio Abbado at the Royal Festival Hall, live on BBC Radio 3, 7.30pm on Tuesday 11 October via this link.

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