Friday, 3 June 2016
MOSCOW STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
20-5-16. Last Concert of the 2015/16 Season. Pre-concert Talk from Trisha Cooper & Noriko Ogawa. She Answered My Question on Musical Interpretation,s. Noriko the Soloist Tonight. From Sheffield,s Twin Town. In Kawasaki, Japan. Came to Fame with the Leeds International Piano Competition. She Does Plenty of Charity Work. Like For the Japan Tsunami Appeal. Plus for Autistic Children. She Does Musical Concerts. Under the Banner Jamies. Autistic Children Cannot Always Relate to Music. Though they Know what is Important to Them. Like their Favourite Biscuits. Bourbons & Custard Creams !. Concert Starts with Stephen Johnson " Behemoth Dances ". Behemoth a Cat- Demon from a Mikhail Bulgakov Novel. Enjoyed it a Lot. Composer Took a Bow After the Piece. Stephen from BBC Radio 3,s " Discovering Music ". Noriko then Played the Lovely. Sergei Rachmaninov " Rhapsody of a Theme of Paganini ". She is very Good. She even plays a Encore. After Chocolate Ice Cream in the Interval. The Concert Continues. With the Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony no 5. Heard in Praha, in March. Was Interested how it Sounded with a Russian Orchestra. Impressed.