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DEEPLY EXPRESSIVE

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Helen Cha plays John Mackenzie,
Bach, Haydn and Chopin,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Helen Cha, born in Shanghai, studied in Hong Kong and the USA. Her lunch-time recital (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 16 April 2010) opened with Sun Rising by Derby composer John Mackenzie, which makes very effective, impressionistic use of simple materials.

J S Bach's Toccata in D minor, BWV 913, was particularly notable for the tight rhythmic control of the two fugues while not leaving a hard-driven impression...

Copyright © 28 April 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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SHANGHAI

DERBY CATHEDRAL

UNITED KINGDOM

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN

FRYDERYCK CHOPIN

PIANO

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