A FASCINATING PROGRAMME
Dina Duisen plays Beethoven, Chopin,
Saint-Saëns, Liszt and Nagim Mendygaliev,
impressing MIKE WHEELER
Kazakh-born Dina Duisen brought a fascinating programme to Nottingham Royal Concert Hall's Sunday morning piano series — Nottingham, UK, 28 January 2018 — with familiar composers on, mostly, not-so-familiar ground.
Beethoven was represented by his 32 Variations in C minor. Apparently he didn't think much of the piece, but it's a fine, tautly compact work, more in the manner of a baroque chaconne than a conventional set of variations of the time...
Copyright © 5 February 2018 Mike Wheeler,