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Chopin In The Park!

I’m  delighted to be playing Chopin in the Park next Saturday, September 2nd, in the Walled Garden at  Holywells Park in Ipswich. The programme will include Preludes, Mazurkas, the ‘Military’ Polonaise and the Berceuse, the ‘Funeral March ‘ Sonata and … Continue reading

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At La Madeleine – Chopin’s funeral, revisited

30 October 1849 – Chopin’s funeral. 30 October 2010 – and it is a shock to hear the organist practising a Chopin Prelude as I walk into La Madeleine, and to discover that the concert there this evening will feature the music from Chopin’s … Continue reading

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Walking the Walk – to Chopin’s Grave

Poulenc, Piaf, Proust and Pissarro have more in common than their creative artistry and the initial letter of their surname. They are all buried in the Père Lachaise cemetery, that pleasant ‘cité des morts’ in Paris’s 20th arrondissement, the final … Continue reading

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