Who or what inspired you to take up the piano, and pursue a career in music?
I don’t remember myself NOT playing piano. As I was told by my parents (non-musicians but avid music lovers) I was drawn to the piano from a very young age. 391 more words
Telemann, Bach, & Scarlatti
Da Camera with Carolyn Sampson
Kings Place. 20 September 2017
I reviewed Da Camera’s very first concert, in March 1999 at Hampstead’s Burgh House, noting that “Emma Murphy is a superb recorder player … she combines outstanding virtuosity with musical intelligence and sensitivity”, and that harpsichordist Steven Devine was (amongst other things) “clearly blessed with enviable technical skills”. 627 more words
In the third of the KCCUK’s East meets West Concert, our attention is turned to the Space in which the music was written and played. This is a rare opportunity to hear Yeongsanhoesang as well as late works for cello and piano by Franz Liszt. 580 more words
I first saw Sunwook Kim at the London Festival back in 2014, where the spotlight was on Seoul in the City. The festival was a presentation of Korea’s most talented musicians and performers that were held at some of London’s iconic venues. 490 more words