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Composer: Mompou, Federico (1893-1987)

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Year of birth1893
Year of death1987
NationalityUnknown
Period20th century
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BarcelonaLaia Masramon, piano

Laia Masramon, piano
Schubert, Mompou, Guinovart
Laia Masramon, Piano

SalzburgRecital Volodos

Schumann, Mompou, Schubert
Arcadi Volodos, Piano

SalzburgRecital Trifonov

Mompou, Schumann, Grieg, Barber, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Chopin
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
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Unassuming virtuosity: Daniil Trifonov’s Chopiniana

Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta | DG
Chopin was the inspiration for the Russian pianist's latest recital, pairing works inspired by the composer with the “Funeral March” Sonata. 
***11
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Volodos takes his listeners to the edge of the abyss

Arcadi Volodos © Véronique Jourdain Artists Management
Arcadi Volodos displays consummate artistry in Schubert's last piano sonata and two other keyboard pieces by Brahms.
*****
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A unique pianist in an unique venue

Tania Stavreva © Reggo Wilson
Everybody should visit the 1901 Arts Club at least once. Bulgarian-born pianist Tania Stavreva is exactly the sort of performer these venues need: combining genuine quality with a refreshing approach to programming.
****1
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A too-delicate touch with the classics

Thomas Søndergård © Bjarke Johansen
Thomas Søndergård's over-subtle touch in conducting Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart has some delicate colouring but fails to reach the deeper drama.
***11
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Day Break and Dances: Benjamin Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor © operaomnia.co.uk
In his Chamber Proms debut, Benjamin Grosvenor explored the waltz from the contrasting perspectives of Ravel and Liszt, with atmospheric interjections from Mompou, and opening with Chopin, together with the world premiere of a new commission by Judith Weir.
***11
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