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SUPERBLY REALISED

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Llyr Williams plays for the Chopin Society UK,
heard by BILL NEWMAN

 

Following the appearance of American Octogenerian Abbey Simon on 29 April 2012, performing Mozart's Sonata in A, K 331, Schumann's Kreisleriana, Chopin's Nocturne in F sharp, Op 13 and Impromptus in A flat, F sharp, G flat and the Fantaisie Impromptu in C sharp minor, it was the turn of Welsh pianist Llyr Williams to follow on with Schubert's Sonata No 16 in A minor, D 845, Brahms' Fantasien Op 116 and Chopin's Ballade No 4 in F minor [Chopin Society UK, Westminster Cathedral Hall, London UK, 23 September 2012].

Williams is equally successful as a soloist, concerto performer and accompanist to singer Bryn Terfel. His greatest successes were a reading of Charles Ives' Concord Sonata and several cycles of the complete 32 Beethoven Sonatas...

Copyright © 10 October 2012 Bill Newman,
London UK

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