Reviews 2010-2011

Reviews 2010-2011: (UK) Viviana Sofronitsky, Wigmore Hall, London (The Independent, Review by Michael Church; 2011 July 31)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 01, 2011

“It wasn't clear which of the two debutants would upstage the other on Tuesday at the Wigmore Hall, where every inch of the stage was crammed with winged fortepianos.

Fighting her way through them to take her opening bow was the glamorous Viviana Sofronitsky, clad for the first half like an exotic moth, and for the second like a dazzling opium poppy. But one of the fortepianos was going to take a bow of its own: this was the first unveiling of a replica of Liszt's own piano, made by a piano-builder of genius, to mark 200 years since the composer's birth. …”

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