Supported by generous help from the Turnovsky Endowment Trust

Freddy Kempf’s Gershwin with the NZSO – poet-pianist with a brilliant orchestra

By , 07/12/2012
A splendid program, expertly delivered, with the qualification that, to my mind pianist Freddy Kempf's playing was notable more for poetry and introspection than glint and incisiveness, particularly in the "Rhapsody in Blue". There were places where I wanted the piano to assert itself to a greater, somewhat brasher extent, particularly as the orchestra, under the energetic direction of Australian conductor Matthew Coorey, was "playing-out" in the best American... read more

Panorama Theme by Themocracy