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Venue: University of Southampton: Turner Sims

June 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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SO17 1BJ.
United Kingdom
Google maps50° 56' 13.247" N 1° 23' 54.341" W
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Vienna Piano Trio impresses in stamina and sensitivity at Turner Sims

Vienna Piano Trio © Nancy Horowitz
Three works of different character were given strong, largely persuasive readings by this acclaimed Piano Trio, and impressed with their assurance and commitment.
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Enterprising programme from Marc-André Hamelin

Marc-André Hamelin © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Playing of fearsome technique with fearless regard to the music's demands made for an impressive recital. 
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Peter Donohoe triumphs with Prokofiev at the Turner Sims

Peter Donohoe © Olivier Fleury
This was an unmissable evening in which Prokofiev’s formidable “War” sonatas were given a rare and unforgettable outing – all three at a single sitting.   
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Mitsuko Uchida creates pearls in Southampton

Dame Mitsuko Uchida © Jean Radel
Mitsuko Uchida’s love of Mozart and Schumann was given vivid expression in the first of a series of recitals in Britain and Germany – but it was Mozart that won the evening here. 
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Eclectic programme from the Vienna Piano Trio

Vienna Piano Trio © Nancy Horowitz
Mixed performances from this well-known ensemble, but overall fine playing that showcased the genius of Haydn and beauty of Frank Bridge.
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Assured musicianship from Paul Lewis at the Turner Sims

Paul Lewis © Jack Liebeck
This was one of those absorbing discovery type recital programmes where links between the composers were both in and between the music. 
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Inspirational Ravel from Alessandro Taverna

Alessandro Taverna © Pierluigi Marchesan
A daring programme, with more than enough technical challenges which produced exciting, if uneven performances.  
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Angela Hewitt’s clarity of articulation impresses at the Turner Sims

Angela Hewitt © Maria Teresa de Luca
Core repertoire from across nearly two centuries formed the basis of a recital programme that forged a link from Bach to Ravel.
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