Elspeth Brooke

Elspeth Brooke

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“Elspeth Brooke accepted the grand challenge of the virtuosic third sonata – though we were hopeful that she would not try to outdo Beethoven in the sheer quantity of notes for the piano.” Krysia Osostowitz

Programme Note:

Elspeth Brooke – Swoop (companion to Beethoven sonata no 3 in Eb)

“Swoop  focuses on harmony and resonance, building up different densities of resonance over the range of the piano in the Beethoven sonata, and varying the relationship to the violin. The piece is rooted in Eb Major and explores harmony developing out from that tonality.” Elspeth Brooke

Related News and Reviews

Sunday Times, Paul Driver 

“Across London, I enjoyed two of numerous Beethoven evenings being presented this autumn at Kings Place: notably the fine performances by Krysia Osostowicz and the pianist Daniel Tong of four of the violin sonatas, each matched with a commissioned short piece. (read more…)