Newsletter Winter/Spring 2017


Brahms Series Latest

Volume 4 has just been released online and in Sweden, it will be
available in the UK in March.  First response was from German
Nordwest Radio Bremen who immediately announced it as their
CD-Tipp, declaring: "Plowright und Brahms, das ist nach wie vor ein
musikalisches „Dreamteam“

See the full review -here

Meanwhile Jonathan has just finished recording the 5th and final
Volume of the series, which will be released early in 2018.

Paderewski Concerto Recording in Warsaw

In early February Jonathan will at last be recording the Paderewski Piano Concerto, one of his favourite concertos, alongside the Rhapsodie Symphonique for Piano and Orchestra by Sigismund Stojowski.  He will team up once again with Lukasz Borowicz, the excellent Polish conductor with whom he has previously so successfully recorded similar Romantic Polish repertoire.  Their most recent recording of concertos by Rozycki was nominated for a prestigious International Classical Music Award (2017 ICMA). 

Read all recording reviews here

Concerts Coming Up

17th February
Meister Pianisten, Schlosskonzerte, Bad Homburg, Germany

Fast becoming popular in Germany, Jonathan makes his debut in this prestigious 'Master Pianist' series of Schlosskonzertes in Bad Homburg.  More details here:

23rd March
Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham

Another debut, this time in the UK, Jonathan is delighted to have been invited to perform for Lakeside Arts in their stunning 200 seat Djangoly Recital Hall, voted by Classical Music Magazine as one of the top ten chamber music venues in the UK. It is set amidst the beautiful surroundings of Highfields Park at the University of Nottingham.  For more information and tickets:

3rd April
Allerheiligen-Hofkirche, Residenz, Munich, Germany

Jonathan will make a return visit to the Residenz in Munich, Germany's unofficial piano capital, in April , exactly a year after he made his highly successful debut there. The series features just six selected pianists from around the world, Marc Andre Hamelin, Andreas Staier, Konstantin Scherbakov, Christian Zacharias and fellow Brit, Benjamin Grosvenor.
 "Große Gefühle! Plowright spielt technisch perfekt und geht ganz im romantischen Topos des Komponisten auf. Alles ergibt Sinn: ein bestens zusammengestelltes Programm."(Henrik Oerding, Süddeutsche Zeitung)
More details:

Read all concert reviews here

21 - 23rd April
Tansman 2nd Piano Concerto, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Together again with Lukasz Borowicz and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Jonathan will give three performances of the 2nd Piano Concerto by Alexandre Tansman, in Warsaw, and also in Lodz as part of the Tansman Festival. 

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