Despite much publicized collaboration with Kenji Myamoto and Pasquale Camerlengo this summer, Plushenko’s program set to a tango arrangement of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons was not markedly different from his previous routines. Some will most likely revel in this fact, while others will undoubtedly point out all well-known flaws.

However, according to the skater, doing even that much was a challenge.

“It went very decently. I am quite happy with the job I have done,” he said.
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