Newsletter    Autumn 2019


Jonathan heads to the recording studio this week to record another CD in Hyperion's epic series of Romantic Piano Concertos.  His previous 4 have all featured Polish composers, what are the odds that his 5th will too??!

Read all recording reviews here

In the meantime, here is a quick round-up of his latest news: 

ARTISTIC SERIES 'BRAHMS PLUS' for WIGMORE HALL
2018-2020

"Phenomenal playing...what a genius" "Spectacular Brahms" 
audience tweets that reflect the response to Jonathan's latest Wigmore Hall 'Brahms Plus' recital on July 21st. Jonathan's first three recitals in this series of six have been extremely popular with both audiences and critics, and if you missed the first one, it was recorded live - complete with introduction and interval interview by Katy Hamilton - catch it on Youtube :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFmy6L_Y1I0

The next in the series, featuring Brahms and Schumann will be on Saturday 28 December for more details click here!

Followed by -
17 March – Brahms Plus Chopin
4 July – Brahms Plus Liszt



OTHER UPCOMING CONCERTS

Notable appearances for the forthcoming season include debuts at these prestigious North American series:

Music Toronto - http://music-toronto.com/piano.htm

“We present the highest caliber of international and Canadian artists, bringing traditional chamber music into the 21st century with passion and commitment.”


Portland International Piano – https://portlandpiano.org/19-20season

 
“Each of this season’s pianists has an utterly unique artistic voice, and all of them have touched me deeply with their generosity of spirit and stirring performances.      Marc Andre Hamelin, Curator 2019/20 Season



Key Pianists, Carnegie Hall - http://www.terryeder.com/index.cfm?e=inner&itemcategory=68992

“to bring to the New York stage and audiences pianists deserving of a stage at Carnegie Hall for their intelligence, sensitivity and insight.”



IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

BBC Record Review featured Brahms on 31 August, and Jonathan's interpretations for BIS Records were chosen as the first of Brahms expert Katy Hamilton's top five all time Brahms recordings, stating:


He’s just such a wonderful magician of colour, he gets so many different colours out of the keyboard across the piece, and such a beautiful intimate, tender sound in the way he plays – it’s really magical.



Link to programme available until end of September - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00084bl


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