MIKE WHEELER listens to
Israeli pianist Ishay Shaer
The first of this season's Sunday morning's piano recitals at the Royal Concert Hall (Nottingham, UK, 20 October 2013) was given by Israeli pianist Ishay Shaer.
Brahms' transcription of the Chaconne from J S Bach's D Minor Partita matches the violinistic challenge of the original with a pianistic one, being cast for left hand alone. Shaer took a clear-sighted long view, building the performance in two big waves, and finding an effective level of calmness as the music turned to D major...
Copyright © 27 October 2013 Mike Wheeler,