Posts tagged as "australia"

FOU TS’ONG

November 23, 2021

“I still remember the time when I played Rachmaninov’s Piano Concert No. 3 for the first time in London in 2001. After the concert, he gave me a hug with tears in his eyes, and said that he had high hopes for me. Master Fou was a great artist that I respected very much. I […]

Peter Hurford and The Organ at Sydney Opera House

March 8, 2019

On Sunday 3 March 2019, the music world lost the British organist Peter Hurford, who died at the age of 88. Hurford’s death is unfortunately timed with this month’s Eloquence re-issue of his splendid recital at the Sydney Opera House in 1982. Writing the following year, Gramophone wrote “This is the sort of programme with which organs are baptized … There is a springiness in the playing which comes up fresh every time … All very good value.”

Eileen Joyce

April 20, 2018

From the goldfields in Western Australia, whose capital city is the most remote in the world, Joyce defied incongruous and humble beginnings to forge a career that took her to the international pinnacle of twentieth-century pianism.

George Malcolm 100

February 21, 2017

This month on our Eloquence blog, Peter Watchorn pays tribute to the musical genius that was George Malcolm.