Overview of my trip to the USA (7-15 May 2011)

May 20, 2011 Articles
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I have just returned from a two weeklong tour of America. It has been a delight from start to finish! My first stop was at Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado. It was an honour to meet people there, some of whom, I am certain, will become lifelong friends. A deep felt thank you to Geoffrey Hoppe […]

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Note of thanks (3 April 11 gig)

April 5, 2011 Events

I very much enjoyed taking part in this event at Lambeth Town Hall. The individual musical acts were quite exquisite (Stewart Curtis Klezmer quartet, Adel Ebrary, and Paree’s acapella choir). Also, the event as a whole worked so well. It was a treat to hear such diverse styles of music being presented alongside each other. […]

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Note of thanks to Tornaveen Festival

March 16, 2011 News

I wish to thank everyone at Tornaveen Festival for a splendid evening together. I very much enjoyed playing at Tornaveen hall… the acoustics were superb! A very special thanks to Geoffrey Cormack for rebooking me for this gig, and for all the kind words from members of the audience afterwards. A thank you as well […]

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How I listen to music: Ep.1 Fanny Davies, Tempo Rubato & Chord Spreads

March 4, 2011 Articles
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I have recently come across this beautiful recording and wanted to share my thoughts about it. Fanny Davies recorded Robert Schumann‘s Davidsbündler dances Op.6 in 1930, when she was in her late 60s. She was a student of Clara Schumann‘s. Her playing in my mind is of the utmost in refinement, sentiment and musicianship. I […]

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Concert 22 March 2011, Cadenza International Summer Music School Showcase

March 3, 2011 Events
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An upcoming event directed by my good friend and colleague John Thwaites As you are probably aware, I do not normally tend to promote other artist’s concert events. However, I thought this might be of interest to some of you on my mailing list. Tuesday, 22 March 2011, 7.30pm Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London […]

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Overview of Fortepiano Extravaganza concert at Birmingham conservatoire

March 2, 2011 Birmingham Conservatoire

I wish to thank all fortepiano students, and congratulate you all on your achievements at the concert on Monday. All of you succeeded to create some wonderfully moving moments with your playing. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed teaching you, and hope you manage to make some of what we covered your own. A special thank you as […]

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Recent CPE Bach CD review, November 2010

February 4, 2011 Articles

Article written in the Early Music Oxford Journals 4 November 2010 issue Oxford Journals/Humanities/Early Music Volume 38/Issue 2/Pp.317-9 ‘Carlophilipemanuelbachomania’ …’Music written on the page, which is straight and ordered, can actually hinder our good musical sense, which should not be ‘straight’ at all. In his highly influential Versuch, C. P. E. Bach gives us a […]

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Thank you note to Leighton Buzzard Music Club

January 30, 2011 News

I wish to thank everyone at Leighton Buzzard Music Club for the welcoming, warm and enthusiastic reception at my concert performance yesterday – always a comforting moment for us artists. Also I wish to thank David Phillips and ‘the crew’ in person for taking such good care of me, and for helping with the arduous […]

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Concert 15 May 2011, Frederick Piano Collection, Ashburnham, Massachusetts, USA

December 28, 2010 Events
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Sharona Joshua at Ashburnham, Massachusetts, USA Sunday, 15 May 2011, 4pm The Frederick piano Collection 15 Water Street Ashburnham, Massachusetts, 01430-1258, USA Reconstruction of Clara Schumann’s London Concert (Wednesday, 1st February 1871) Sharona Joshua 1868 or 1871 Streicher (historical grand piano) Beethoven Sonata Op.31 No.3 Mendelssohn Frühlingslied, Op.62 No.6 Schumann Davidsbündlertänze Op.6 Bach Italian Concerto, […]

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Concert 14 May 2011, Piano Concert Series, Boston Massachusetts USA

December 28, 2010 Events
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Sharona Joshua at Boston, Massachusetts, USA Saturday, 14 May 2011, 7pm Piano Concert Series 16 Carruth Street, Dorchester Massachusetts 02124, USA Reconstruction of Clara Schumann’s London Concert (Wednesday, 1st February 1871) Sharona Joshua plays a variety of historical grand pianos Beethoven Sonata Op.31 No.3 Mendelssohn Frühlingslied, Op.62 No.6 Schumann Davidsbündlertänze Op.6 Bach Italian Concerto, BWV.971 […]

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