“Romantic Feast” @ Ashburnham Community Church

by Sharona on September 8, 2007

Sunday, 7 October 2007, 4pm

Piano recital at Ashburnham as part of a concerts tour in Boston, USA
Ashburnham Community Church, Ashburnham, Masachusetts, USA

Romantic Feast
Period Piano from the Frederick Collection tba

For further details go to the Frederick Collection website

Frédéric François Chopin
Etude in C minor Op.10 No.12 (Revolution)

Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
Rondo Capriccioso in E major Op.14

Frédéric François Chopin
Etude in G flat major Op.10 No.5

Robert Schumann
Phantasie in C major, Op.17


Frédéric François Chopin
Nocturne in C sharp minor KK Iva No.16

John Field
Nocturne No.5 in B flat major H.37

Frédéric François Chopin
Scherzo in B flat minor Op.31

Frédéric François Chopin
Etude in E major Op.10 No.3

Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
From Songs without Words
“Fruhlingslied” in A major Op.62 No.6

Frédéric François Chopin
Nocturne in E flat major Op.9 No.2

Chopin was renowned for his love of Pleyel pianos, which were considered the Rolls Royce of his era; superior in tone qualities and lightness of touch.

Joshua is one of the few artists in the world today who specialises in traditional performance practice of Romantic repertoire on original instruments.

Her profound knowledge of recordings of the late 19th Century, coupled with the use of her own original 1853 Pleyel instrument promises an unforgettable and deeply affecting musical deliverance of these masterworks.

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