The final week of the 2011 Proms season began with a flamboyant and exhilarating concert given by the superb Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, who celebrate their 110th anniversary this year. They were joined by pianist Hélène Grimaud, playing Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto, the piece with which she made her Proms debut in 2001. Read my review for Bachtrack.com here.
Apple & black pudding Tarte Tatin made by @__max__wilson__ #delicious #homemade #restaurantfood
“We are fortunate to be very good friends and knowing each other so well allows us to trust one another musically on stage giving us confidence to take risks in performances.”
October sunset #autumn #shorterdays #sunset #ChesilBeach #JurassicCoast #Dorset
Which path will you take?
We were all in a form of enforced sequestration, imposed on us by our government to protect us from The Virus, and many of us were trying to find a way through those long, dark days, whose sameness and monotony sapped energy and deadened the creative impulse.
@jameslisney.schubertreise plays #Beethoven’s monumental #Diabelli #variations 14 October in #Cambridge
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