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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Masterclass 13 May 2011, Strathmore mansion, Washington D.C., USA

December 28, 2010 Events

Sharona Joshua at Strathmore mansion, Washington D.C., USA Friday, 13 May 2011, morning hours TBA The Mansion at Strathmore 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852-3324, USA Masterclass on the art of playing historical pianos (1850 Broadwood grand) with participating students from Levine School of Music in Maryland, Washington DC, and pupils from middle and […]

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Recital 12 May 2011, Strathmore mansion, Washington D.C., USA

December 28, 2010 Events
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Sharona Joshua at Strathmore mansion, Washington D.C., USA Thursday, 12 May 2011, 7.30pm The Mansion at Strathmore 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852-3324, USA Reconstruction of Clara Schumann’s London Concert (Wednesday, 1st February 1871) Sharona Joshua 1850 Broadwood historical grand piano Beethoven Sonata Op.31 No.3 Mendelssohn Frühlingslied, Op.62 No.6 Schumann Davidsbündlertänze Op.6 Bach Italian […]

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Private performance, 7 May 2011, Golden, Colorado, USA

December 27, 2010 Events

Sharona Joshua at Golden, Colorado, USA Saturday, 7 May 2011, from 1pm Private performance Golden, Colorado 80403 Excerpts from Reconstruction of Clara Schumann’s London Concert (Wednesday, 1st February 1871)

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