Susan Tomes in Tokyo - October, 2000

from Touring Japan with Florestan, October 2000, pages 93-94:

Our concert in Toppan Hall is the biggest success yet. The audience is completely while we're playing, as if they are utterly absorbed. At the end, they clap so much and for so long that we have to run to the dressing-rooms to get a second piece of music to use as a second encore. Even after that, they clap on and on. All the staff of Hyperion's Japanese distribution have come to the concert, and they tell us afterwards that they are pleased they are with our CD sales - 50 or 60 at each concert. Small fry for pop musicians, but pleasing for us. After the concert I comment to Ant that the …   more >>
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Susan Tomes, Touring Japan with Florestan, October 2000. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 93-94. accessed: 26 May, 2024

location of experience: Tokyo


Susan Tomes
Pianist, Writer

Listening to

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Piano Trio No. 2 in F major, op. 80
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Florestan Trio

Experience Information

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


An evening experience.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:43:02 +0100
Approved on Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:24:31 +0100