Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fireworks in Hove

I am overjoyed to be going to Hove for a concert next week on the 30th August. I have played in Brighton before but this is my first ever trip to Hove and I am really looking forward to performing there and to the whole trip. Going to the English South Coast is something I […]

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Francis Bacon Opera

Recently I went to see the Francis Bacon Opera by Stephen Crowe at the contemporary Opera festival Tete a Tete  in Hammersmith, London. The work is an ‘opera-tisation’ of the interview with Francis Bacon for the Southbank Show by Melvyn Bragg in 1985 and the opera uses the interview ‘word-by-word’ as its libretto. You can […]

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Des pas sur la neige (Footsteps in the snow)

I have been playing this Debussy prelude coupled with a few others in marking his 150th anniversary of birth. I remember a Master Class given by my teacher Ben Kaplan in Israel at the Tel Hai Master Classes long time ago and I remember his description of the work: trying to get out from a […]

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