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Simon Trpčeski plays Brahms, Ravel & Poulenc – Review by Gramophone

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With few exceptions, Poulenc’s piano music is so seldom programmed that hearing a representative selection almost seems a discovery. The self-effacing composer may himself have been partly responsible for the neglect. He famously declared that only in his songs did he become inventive at the keyboard, while solo piano music

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Review: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Birmingham Symphony Hall

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The concerto was Rachmaninov Two, the soloist the much-loved Simon Trpceski (apparently making his first visit to the hall), playing with a confident rubato and empathy with his collaborators. This was a joint triumph for pianist and orchestra (full-throated strings, eloquent woodwind), Trpceski bringing warmth as well as glitter to

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Dazzling Rachmaninov from Trpčeski, Petrenko and Oslo Philharmonic

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Dazzling Rachmaninov from Trpčeski, Petrenko and Oslo Philharmonic Radiating calm assurance with Rachmaninov’s much loved Piano Concerto No. 2 Trpčeski dazzled the audience. Right from the opening Moderato movement the impact of the intense romantic expression felt as boldly compelling as when I first encountered the work some forty years

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Intelligent and heartfelt opening to the Oslo Philharmonic tour

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Intelligent and heartfelt opening to the Oslo Philharmonic tour Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic opened their UK tour with a heartfelt but in telligent programme of Grieg, Rachmaninov and Mahler. Bucking the recent trend for rather disappointing audiences in Manchester for visiting orchestras, the popular programme was a shrewd choice

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Review: Oslo Philharmonic @ Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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Review: Oslo Philharmonic @ Bridgewater Hall, Manchester Simon Trpčeski, the piano soloist from Skopje in Macedonia, made a welcome return to the Bridgewater Hall on Monday night, playing Rachmaninov’s second piano concerto with the Oslo Philharmonic. His playing was exemplary – no surprise, as we heard him play the first

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Oslo Philharmonic/Petrenko, Bridgewater Hall, review

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Oslo Philharmonic/Petrenko, Bridgewater Hall, review: ‘persuasively negotiating Mahler’s pitfalls’ Thirty years ago, the Oslo Philharmonic suddenly came to the attention of music-lovers outside Scandinavia with their Tchaikovsky symphonies, vivdly conducted by Mariss Jansons and sumptuously recorded on the Chandos label. Since then, other excellent Nordic bands have made their mark,

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