A piano recital by Robert Thompson,
heard by MIKE WHEELER
The last piano recital in the current Sunday morning series at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall was given by Robert Thompson, a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, who then studied with Peter Frankl.
After striking a fine balance between poise and turbulence in Mozart's Fantasia in C minor, K 475, he moved on to Schubert's first set of Impromptus, D 899. To regard these simply as miniatures is to misjudge them, and Thompson's performances were alive to the expressive range of each one...
Copyright © 30 March 2014 Mike Wheeler,