Thursday, 29 August 2019

The Amatis Piano Trio celebrate Clara Schumann with warmth and delicacy - Proms at ... Cadogan Hall 6

Amatis Piano Trio
© Allard Photo

Amatis Piano Trio:
Lea Hausmann (violin)
Samuel Shepherd (cello)
Mengjie Han (piano)

Monday 26 August, 1pm

Proms at ... Cadogan Hall 6
Cadogan Hall, London

Robert Schumann (1810-1856): 
Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70

Clara Schumann (1819-1896): 
Three Romances, Op. 22
Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17

R Schumann:
'They began the Adagio with a brave pianissimo, the cello slowly warming into a sweet tone, matched by soft warmth from the piano'.

C Schumann:
Three Romances:
'Haussmann (violin) played here with a soft tone ... with well-judged dynamic phrasing throughout'.

Piano Trio:
'The close communication between the three players was evident'.

'The trio had great fun with the finale, with its folk-like playfulness'.

Read my full review on Bachtrack here.

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