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New website for Florestan Trio

Posted by Susan Tomes on 13 April 2010 under Florestan Trio  •  Leave a comment

The Florestan Trio has a new website built by the same brilliant guy who designed mine.  Take a look by clicking here!

Under the pyramid

Posted by Susan Tomes on 14 March 2010 under Concerts, Florestan Trio, Travel  •  1 Comment

Here I am in Paris, sitting on top of the concert hall where the trio made its Paris debut this week in a concert broadcast live by Radio France Musique. I’m sitting by IM Pei’s celebrated glass pyramid in the courtyard of the Musée du Louvre. Underneath the pyramid is a complex of foyers and […]

An equal music?

Posted by Susan Tomes on 3 March 2010 under Concerts, Florestan Trio, Musings  •  3 Comments

A brochure for the South Bank Centre’s ‘International Chamber Music Season 2010/11’ lands on the doormat. My trio has appeared in this series, and the plans are always of interest to me. But when I look at next season’s programmes, I notice disturbing signs of a policy change. Almost half the concerts follow the format […]

No journey to the north

Posted by Susan Tomes on 19 January 2010 under Concerts, Daily Life, Florestan Trio, Travel  •  Leave a comment

I’m supposed to be on a train to the north of England at the moment to perform with the trio at Cockermouth Music Society this evening. But last night our cellist, Richard, phoned to say that he had come down with the winter vomiting bug. There was no way he could travel for hours and […]

Moral Support

Posted by Susan Tomes on 16 January 2010 under Concerts, Florestan Trio, Inspirations  •  Leave a comment

A very busy week ended with a concert and party for the Friends of the Florestan Trio. What a nice thing a Friends’ Organisation is! So much of a musician’s time, especially a pianist’s time, is spent working alone or with just a few other people. It’s easy to lose the sense that anyone out […]