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Ensemble

Zip and Sparkle

Alexandra Dariescu plays Beethoven,
Liszt, Chopin and Constantin Silvestri,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu was last heard in Nottingham playing Beethoven's Third Concerto with Sinfonia Viva in November 2009. And it was with Beethoven that she opened her contribution to the Royal Concert Hall's Sunday morning recital series (Nottingham, UK, 20 February 2011). Her playing in the opening of the E flat Sonata, Op 31 No 3, was somewhat more bass-weighted than we often hear, but that didn't get in the way of the music's playful qualities...

Copyright © 3 March 2011 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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ROMANIA

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

FRANZ LISZT

FRYDERYCK CHOPIN

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

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