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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 […]

Florestan Trio’s final season

Posted by Susan Tomes on 18 January 2011 under Florestan Trio  •  2 Comments

To everything there is a season …. and the Florestan Trio has announced its final season of concerts. We’ll be concluding a year from now with a celebratory Beethoven Cycle in the Wigmore Hall, London. For the full text of the announcement, please click on the Florestan Trio tab at the top of this home page, […]

An extra hour in bed

Posted by Susan Tomes on 31 October 2010 under Daily Life, Florestan Trio, Musings  •  Leave a comment

The clocks went back last night, and we all had an extra hour in bed. This should have been ideal at the end of a day of recording Shostakovich. Recording is an arduous process and I was looking forward to relaxing when it was all over. But could I take advantage of that extra hour […]

Completing our Shostakovich CD

Posted by Susan Tomes on 28 October 2010 under Florestan Trio, Musings  •  Leave a comment

This weekend, the Florestan Trio is recording the first piano trio by Shostakovich, a student work of the composer’s. We’re adding it to a Shostakovich disc which we recorded a little while ago, and the whole CD will come out in the New Year on the Hyperion label. On the disc, Susan Gritton joins us as […]