Reviews of Recent Concerts

These are the reviews for the recent concerts.


Review: 26 September 2019 – Frith Piano Quartet with John Tattersdill (double bass)

The new season opened in fine form with the Frith Piano Quartet (piano, violin, viola and cello), with the support of John Tattersdill’s double bass for two of the three pieces. The first item was Louise Farrenc’s Piano Quintet No.1 in A minor, of 1839, a rarity nowadays but popular …

Review: 17 February 2019 Roderick Williams and Iain Burnside: Schubert Schwanengesang and other Lieder

This Sunday afternoon concert was a rare event, well-nigh perfect performances of music that is rarely less than profound. Schubert’s Schwanengesang comprises an assortment of songs composed in the year of his death, presented as a song-cycle in its posthumous publication. Williams breaks the set into four groups by interleaving …