Susan Tomes in Adelaide Town Hall - September, 2001

from With Florestan in Australia and New Zealand, September/October 2001, pages 110-111:

In the evening, the hall is packed for our first concert - over a thousand people are there. The acoustics are splendid, and apart from a slight feeling of struggling with the heavy keys - which, to my chagrin, make me miss a few crucial notes in the opening line of Beethoven's Trio, opus 1 no. 1 - the concert goes very well. We've agreed that I should introduce the Fauré, and before I do so, I tell the audience that it is a pleasure to be playing our very first concert in Australia, though, as they can imagine, this hasn't been the easiest week to jump on a plane and travel to the …   more >>

cite as

Susan Tomes, With Florestan in Australia and New Zealand, September/October 2001. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 110-111. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1404929972932 accessed: 16 October, 2021

location of experience: Adelaide Town Hall

Listeners

Susan Tomes
Pianist, Writer
1954-

Listening to

hide composers
Piano Trio Op. 1 no. 1
written by Beethoven
performed by Florestan Trio
Piano Trio in D minor op. 120
written by Fauré
performed by Florestan Trio

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 2001
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:19:33 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:23:36 +0100