Susan Tomes in Cheltenham - 12 June, 1981

from Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981, page 24:

The lunchtime concert today - Beethoven Serenade and Mozart K.414 - attracts one of our fullest audiences yet, and the playing is given extra impetus by the presence of the Irelands, and in particular by Patrick (Robin's Dad), who sits very centrally on a cushion and looks unusually attentive. Michael later says that he did several things in the Beethoven only because of Patrick, and playing the Mozart concerto, I keep seeing Patrick's smile of comprehension reflected in the front of the piano, which inspires me to do various new things with phrasing and dynamics in an attempt to keep that …   more >>
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Susan Tomes, Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 24. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1401014492857 accessed: 22 September, 2017

location of experience: Cheltenham

Listeners

Susan Tomes
Writer, Pianist
1954-

Listening to

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piano concerto no. 12 in A major K 414 (, performance of)
written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Domus, Susan Tomes
Serenade in D op. 25
written by Beethoven
performed by Robin Ireland, Richard Ireland, Michael Faust

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 June, 1981
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

In Domus tent, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham, at lunchtime.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 25 May 2014 11:41:32 +0100