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REFRESHINGLY WIDE-RANGING

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A recital by Korean pianist Jenna Sung,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Korean pianist Jenna Sung chose a refreshingly wide-ranging programme for her contribution to Nottingham's Sunday morning piano series (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 15 November 2015).

Three sonatas by Soler were a masterclass in crisp, delicate finger-work, after which came the astonishing, undemonstrative virtuosity of Skryabin's Prelude and Nocturne, Op 9. These make no concessions to the fact that they are for the left hand alone; Sung's expert layering of the textures, while maintaining the music's flow, was all the more impressive as a result...

Copyright © 21 November 2015 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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ALEXANDER SCRIABIN

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

ROBERT SCHUMANN

PIANO MUSIC

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

SOUTH KOREA

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