The London Piano Festival is back in October! A cause of surely great celebration for all pianophiles, this regular part of London’s calendar returns with a major premiere plus the mouth-watering combination of Charles Owen and mathematician Marcus Du Sautoy, OBE, on ‘Sounding Symmetry”. Du Sautoy, affiliated to Oxford
Beethoven's Third Symphony, the "Eroica," is embedded in any musician's consciousness. It has been played regularly since the date of its composition and in the recorded era has unsurprisingly generated a cornucopia of recordings. Small surprise the market is flooded. And yet here is an arrangement of the mighty "Eroica"
The competition itself might be a bit of a mouthful ("International Competition Prize Jaén"), but it seems to have found a worthy winner in Russian pianist Alexander Koryakin. Founded in 1958, it is Spain's oldest running annual piano competition. But the real reason for this post was the inclusion in