Martin Cousin's piano recital for Derby Chamber Music,
heard by MIKE WHEELER
Pianist Martin Cousin has played for Derby Chamber Music before, as part of the Aquinas Trio, with DCM patron, cellist Katherine Jenkinson, but this was his first solo recital here, wrapping up the current season. (Multi-Faith Centre, Derby University, Derby, UK, 20 April 2018.)
He began J S Bach's English Suite No 6 with a tendency to over-romanticise the Prelude's opening section, and the same was true, to a lesser extent, of the Sarabande (though a feeling of calm was well conveyed), but the Prelude's allegro had a well-maintained sense of momentum...
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