A COMPELLING OVERALL EXPERIENCE
MIKE WHEELER listens to
Italian pianist Leonora Armellini
Italian pianist Leonora Armellini has the kind of technique that does what she requires of it without drawing attention to itself. Mere torrents of notes clearly hold no terrors, allowing her to guide us through what lies behind them (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 16 February 2014).
In Brahms' Two Rhapsodies, Op 79 she struck a finely-judged balance between sturdy, blunt energy and gentle lyricism...
Copyright © 25 February 2014 Mike Wheeler,