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Review - Imogen Cooper

The third of five piano concerts in just over a week and a half. A review of pianist, Imogen Cooper – on Live Reviews page.

Classical Music

Writing for 8-12 Year Olds

Another spectacular turnout last night, for our Scottish Book Trust seminar on writing for 8-12 year olds.

Thanks to our enthusiastic audience, and to our very special guests… 35 more words

Robert Schumann and Clara Shumann - Imogen Cooper

Opening with confidence and aplomb, Imogen Cooper quickly establishes a deft mastery of the dynamic nuances that bring Schumann’s piano works to the forefront of 19th century European composition. 494 more words


Tomas Drevikovsky Discusses Imogen Cooper's Repertoire

Chamber music lover and Musica Viva volunteer, Tomas Drevikovsky, discusses the repertoire English pianist, Imogen Cooper, will perform on her upcoming Australian tour. Most of the repertoire focuses on the extrodinary musical and emotional kinship between Clara and Robert Schumann and their friend and protégé Johannes Brahms – and in particular on Clara, another ground-breaking female pianist. 59 more words

Musica Viva Australia

On the Vine - July 2014 - Imogen Cooper

The start of the 19th century was an extraordinarily prolific period in Western music. Beethoven was reaching his productive peak while, in the background, Schubert was discovering ever deeper substance within the language of diatonic harmony. 205 more words

Musica Viva Australia

An Interview with Imogen Cooper

Clara Schumann was so fond of Brahms’ string sextet that he made her a piano arrangement.  Imogen Cooper had to battle her own sense of trepidation before she decided it would be permissible to tackle the piano transcription. 962 more words

Musica Viva Australia

Review: Cleveland Orchestra with Jane Glover and Imogen Cooper (April 24)

by Daniel Hathaway

The burning question after The Cleveland Orchestra’s concert on Thursday April 24 was why it took so long to bring conductor Jane Glover and pianist Imogen Cooper — either singly or together — to Severance Hall. 622 more words