Archive for the ‘Concerts’ Category

Preparing for ‘Between Ourselves’

Posted by Susan Tomes on 12 April 2011 under Concerts, Daily Life, Musings  •  3 Comments

I’ve been trying to prepare my mind for tomorrow’s BBC recording of a discussion between me and fellow pianist James Rhodes for Radio 4’s Between Ourselves programme (to be broadcast on April 26 at 9.00 and again at 21.30). James has found a way to bring classical piano music to large numbers of new listeners, […]

Duets on Woman’s Hour

Posted by Susan Tomes on 27 March 2011 under Books, Concerts, Daily Life, Musings  •  3 Comments

Noriko Ogawa arrived back safely from Japan, and here we are playing piano duets for Woman’s Hour. We’re also talking about my book ‘Out of Silence’ which Noriko is translating into Japanese. The broadcast is on Tuesday 29 March sometime between 10 and 11am, and you can listen on iPlayer for a week afterwards. Noriko’s fundraising […]

Noriko and Susan on Woman’s Hour

Posted by Susan Tomes on 19 March 2011 under Books, Concerts, Daily Life  •  Leave a comment

Woman’s Hour, the iconic BBC Radio 4 programme, is to feature an interview with me and fellow pianist Noriko Ogawa on March 29. The interview was originally planned as a discussion between me and Noriko about my book ‘Out of Silence’, which Noriko is currently translating into Japanese. This is a very unusual collaboration between […]

At the Wigmore

Posted by Susan Tomes on 16 March 2011 under Concerts, Florestan Trio, Musings  •  Leave a comment

Here’s the Florestan Trio on stage at  Wigmore Hall at the end of our Monday lunchtime concert. It was broadcast live on Radio 3 and will be repeated this Saturday 19 March at 2pm. It’s also available this week on iPlayer. It’s always a delight to play at Wigmore Hall, and the quality of the […]

In Bruchsal

Posted by Susan Tomes on 12 March 2011 under Concerts, Daily Life, Florestan Trio  •  Leave a comment

I have been in Germany, where one of the Florestan Trio’s performances was in the beautiful 18th century Schloss Bruchsal, a place I admit I hadn’t heard of. It turned out that Mozart had visited there, not to play, but to have a meeting with the powerful prince-archbishop who might have offered him patronage. The […]