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NICELY UNUSUAL

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Ingrid Jacoby plays Ponce,
Fauré, Debussy and Musorgsky,
and impresses MIKE WHEELER

 

Ingrid Jacoby's return to the Sunday morning piano series at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall saw her end the current season with a nicely unusual programme (Nottingham, UK, 12 February 2017).

Mexican composer Manuel Ponce's name doesn't come up that often, outside guitar circles, but if his Prelude and Fugue on a theme by Handel, of 1916, is anything to go by, there's a wealth of fine piano music out there, waiting to be explored. The theme comes from the opening movement of Handel's E minor Suite, HWV 429...

Copyright © 22 February 2017 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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GABRIEL FAURE

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

MODEST MUSORGSKY

PIANO MUSIC

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

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