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A Pleasant Evening

Lisa Friend and Mark Kinkaid in recital,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

This year's free concert for full season orchestral concert subscribers at Derby's Assembly Rooms was a flute and piano recital by Lisa Friend and Mark Kinkaid (Darwin Suite, Derby, UK, 29 March 2011).

There was a strong French bias to the programme, with the Fantasies by Fauré and Saint-Saëns, Chaminade's Concertino (replacing the advertised transcription of Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata -- I can't imagine how that would have worked) and Debussy's Syrinx.

The recital opened with the single-movement C minor Sonata by Donizetti...

Copyright © 6 April 2011 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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GABRIEL FAURE

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

GAETANO DONIZETTI

ROBERT SCHUMANN

FRANCE

DERBY ASSEMBLY ROOMS

UNITED KINGDOM

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