Archive for July, 2011

Jul

27

“An impressive Wigmore Hall debut”

Posted in Music by Robert Henry

I’m just back from my Wigmore recital, which was a lot of fun.

Read the Review — “AN IMPRESSIVE WIGMORE HALL DEBUT”

This was Robert Henry’s first Wigmore Hall recital and it seems to have come on the back of his debut CD recording ‘Twelve Nocturnes and a Waltz’. Mr Henry has won various international piano competitions so I was interested to see how he would fare in this mixed programme of 18th, 19th and 20th century masterpieces.

He began well with Siloti’s famous transcription of Bach’s prelude in E minor (transposed by Siloti to B minor). The transcription allows the pianist to demonstrate the full tonal and expressive range of the piano and Henry used it to show he could produce a gorgeous tone, and his immense control of voicing, texture and dynamics.

Henry’s performance of the first 12 preludes and fugues from Book 1 of the ‘48’ was very romantic, using the full tonal and expressive…  SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL

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Jan

1

Solo recital Highlands, NC

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Jul

6

CD now on iTunes

Posted in Music by Robert Henry

Hi, y’all. My debut CD, Twelve Nocturnes and a Waltz, is now on iTunes.

$9.99 for the album, or $.99 per track