Popular pianist to perform at Duffield school

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Music at Duffield present pianist Martin Cousin performing at Ecclesbourne School on Saturday April 25.

Martin Cousin is regarded as one of the most exceptional pianists of his generation, having been awarded first prize at the 2005 Ettore Pozzoli International Piano Competition (Seregno, Italy) and Gold Medal at the 2003 Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition (London).

On the night he will perform Beethoven, Sonata in G Op.31 no.1, Brahms, Drei Intermezzi Op.117 andRachmaninov, Etudes-Tableaux Op.39.

Martin’s second CD for SOMM, featuring Glazunov’s piano sonatas, was released in 2010 to great acclaim with Gramophone stating that the new release is ‘in every way, an impressive disc.’

His latest disc of Rachmaninov’s Etudes-Tableaux will be released in May 2014.

Adult tickets for the concert to be held in the main hall at Ecclesbourne School, Duffield, are priced at £13, concession £12, student £6.

Individual tickets are available at the door or from John Norreys, call 01332 841503, and also online at www.musicatduffield.com.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

For further details about Music at Duffield and future concerts visit www.musicatduffield.com.