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Chichester Music Society: Martino Tirimo & Atsuko Kawakami Piano Duo

Wed 11 Nov 2020 7:30pm

The Chapel, University of Chichester

Booking Details: See link below - livestream only

For further details see the Chichester Music Society website.

Chichester Music Society

BRAHMS Variations on a theme by Haydn Op.56b (St. Anthony Chorale)
GUASTAVINO 3 Argentinian Romances
TCHAIKOVSKY The ‘Nutcracker’ Suite Op.71a
(arr. for two pianos by Nicolas Economou)

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Due to the Covid crisis, our concert on 11th November with the Rosamunde Trio has had to be postponed However, we are delighted to announce that Martino Tirimo (the Trio’s pianist and leader) and his brilliant student Atsuko Kawakami will be giving a recital for piano duo instead. The pair will be playing a very attractive programme of music entitled ‘The Dance in Music’, and includes music by Brahms (St. Anthony Variations) and Tchaikovsky (Nutcracker Suite).

​Tirimo’s playing has been described as belonging to the past generation of great pianists. He came to world attention in 1971/72 when he won the international competitions in Munich and Geneva and has since appeared frequently with all the major London and UK orchestras as well as the leading orchestras in Berlin, Cleveland, Dresden, Leipzig, Munich, Prague, Vienna and other centres, with conductors such as Barbirolli, Boult, Masur, Sanderling and Rattle. He has also directed from the keyboard several cycles of the Beethoven Concertos, with the Dresden Philharmonic, notably in Germany and at the Royal Festival Hall.


Once again the livestream will be carried by the University’s in-house system, ‘Chiplayer’. Click on the link above and it will take you straight to the livestream. If you click into the link before the livestream starts, you will be taken to the site and it will say “this page will refresh when the webcast starts”. The concert will begin at 7.30 and once you have linked onto the site, no further action is required.

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