I have just made available a concert recording of my own Sonata VI; it can be found on the Recordings page. I played this piece in London on November 1st last year. A score will soon be available from the Bmic.
My concert in London (Bauer & Hieber) is now on the 25th January, due to the recital on the 24th in Durham. Many thanks for your understanding. Tickets will be on sale on the door for the London concert which starts at 6.30pm. I have recently returned from the south of France where I recordedContinue reading “More changes of date”
The two concerts I give next week in St Petersburg are now taking place in a DIFFERENT VENUE! The new venue for concerts on the 27th and 28th is as follows: Muzey Isaaka Brodskogo (Joseph Brodsky Museum) Ploshchad’ iskusstv 3 (Arts Square, 3) Both start at 7pm, and form part of the St Petersburg FestivalContinue reading “St Petersburg concerts: change of venue”
I will be playing in London again next month. On 1 November I will give three mini-concerts in the bmic’s Cutting Edge series. The evening starts at 7pm and will feature works by Ives, Scriabin, Debussy, Busoni and Grainger, alongside two piano concertos by Michael Finnissy (nos.5 and 6, joined in the former by SarahContinue reading “Forthcoming concerts in London”
Here are two reviews of my most recent concert, at the Schloss vor Husum. Klavierfarben und Raritäten-Glueck Heute vibriert, spricht und leuchtet der Fluegel! Bei Jonathan Powell, so staunt mein netter Nebenmann, hört man oft nur den Ton selbst, nicht den Anschlag. In Charles Ives’ Celestial Railroad glimmen oder explodieren aus Klangmassiven heraus Choral undContinue reading “Husum revisited”
Copies of my edition of Sorabji’s transcription of the closing scene from Richard Strauss’ Salome are now available for sale from the Sorabji Archive, that can be contacted by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
My most recent CD has now left the factory. It is the last in the current batch of Sorabji recordings that began in 2002 with the Passeggiata veneziana/Villa Tasca release. It contains three works: Un nido di scatole, Djami and St Bertrand de Comminges. I hope it will be available soon via Records International, theContinue reading “New release: Altarus 9082”
My next concert takes place next Friday at St John’s, Smith Square in central London. The programme includes music by Ives, Albeniz, Alkan, Scriabin, John White, Alistair Hinton, and the first performance of Sorabji’s transcription of the closing scene of Strauss’ Salome.
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