Susan Tomes in Osaka - October, 2000

from Touring Japan with Florestan, October 2000, page 86:

After saying that we know the Schumann programme very well, I have to eat my words at the Osaka concert, or at least in the rehearsal, where, in perverse reaction to yesterday's feeling of security and stability, everybody starts complaining about things they didn't like yesterday. Tempi have got lazy, some are far too fast for no good reason; requests are made for others to stop doing little characteristic things which have suddenly become annoying, like playing 'descant' phrases with exaggerated rhythmic freedom, or too loudly, or without due regard to someone else's overlapping phrase. …   more >>
cite as

Susan Tomes, Touring Japan with Florestan, October 2000. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 86. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1403287828571 accessed: 21 September, 2017

location of experience: Osaka

Listeners

Susan Tomes
Writer, Pianist
1954-

Listening to

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Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, op. 63
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Florestan Trio
Piano Trio No. 2 in F major, op. 80
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Florestan Trio
Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, op. 110
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Florestan Trio

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 2000
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Notes

Evening experience.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:10:28 +0100
Approved on Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:13:15 +0100