Tag: Shostakovich

REVIEW: Australian Chamber Orchestra – Finn and friends excel with quintets – by Neville Cohn

ACO Piano Quintets

Review of the Australian Chamber Orchestra – Piano Quintets Reviewed by Neville Cohn on the 24th July 2014 in the West Australian 4.5 stars LUTOSLAWSKI Subito//SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Quintet//DVORÁK Piano Quintet in A, Op.81 Violin Satu Vänskä//Violin Rebecca Chan//Viola Christopher Moore//Cello Timo-Veikko Valve//Piano Paavali Jumppanen Perth Concert Hall A fine Finn – Paavali Jumppanen – at …

Read more

REVIEW: Romantic Rachmaninov (Vondráček/WASO) by Sam Gillies

rachmaninov waso

Romantic Rachmaninov with Vondráček and WASO Reviewed by Sam Gillies on the 3rd May 2014 for Limelight Magazine WASO captures the light and the dark side of post-Romantic Russian masterworks. Rachmaninov – Caprice Bohémien//Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto No 2//Shostakovich – Symphony No 5 WASO’s Romantic Rachmaninov program divided its focus between two unique voices of …

Read more