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COMPLETE ENGAGEMENT

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MIKE WHEELER listens to pianist Helen Reid

 

Helen Reid made a welcome return to Derby Chamber Music, two years after her first visit, with another intelligently- and imaginatively-planned programme (Multi-Faith Centre, Derby University, Derby, UK, 17 February 2012).

It was marked, as before, by the kind of unshowy performance that draws the audience into complete engagement with whatever she's playing. In Satie -- the first Gnossienne and first two Nocturnes -- she found a vein of haunting melancholy...

Copyright © 23 February 2012 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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ERIK SATIE

GABRIEL FAURE

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

JOHANNES BRAHMS

DERBY CHAMBER MUSIC

MULTI-FAITH CENTRE

DERBY UNIVERSITY

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

PIANO MUSIC

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