Florian Mitrea (piano)

Thursday 06 December, 2018 at 01:10 pm

Haydn Sonata in E-flat major Hob. XVI:52
Three preludes: La Danse de Puck, La cathédrale engloutie, Feux d’artifice
Liszt Mephisto-Waltz No. 1

Florian - who comes from Romania - submitted a stunningly good, professional DVD for us to listen to before we invited him to audition. We certainly weren’t disappointed by his live performance, in which his flawless technique was matched by his sense of musical commitment and his feeling for piano colour and sonority.

His programme is well chosen to show the range of his playing: crisp classicism in the Haydn; sensitive colouring in the Debussy, and demonic virtuosity in the Liszt.

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