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The Australian - "Reviewed: Meklit; Preservation Hall; Gillham; Rose; Coles; Districts"

Written by Jayson, Saturday 26th August 2017

 ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE

Jayson Gillham and MSO: Medtner/Rachmaninoff piano concertos

4 stars – Vincent Plush, The Australian

Australian pianist Geoffrey Tozer was the first to record all the piano music of Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951). This new recording was made originally for a television documentary about Tozer and has been fleshed out. A drop-the-needle test would suggest this is a long-lost concerto by Rachmaninoff. There is the same sweep, characteristic orchestration, piano writing that tosses between sparkling ... Read more

REVIEW: Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Written by Jayson, Sunday 13th August 2017

Courtesy of Performing ArtsHub

by Gillian Wills

ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE

It’s not every Music Festival that can conjure up breaching whales on the boat trip to a concert on Orpheus Island.

This year’s eclectic chamber music Festival roiled with tropical theatre. Emotion ran high. Not entirely due to the well-designed programs that featured chamber giants Dvorak, Brahms, Schubert, adventurous 21st Century works and neglected gems, but, because it was award-winning Artistic Director, Piers Lane’s 11th and final Festival. Incidentally, it’s not every Music Fest that can conjure up ... Read more

Limelight's Recording of the Month

Written by Jayson, Wednesday 2nd August 2017

“Jayson Gillham: Lion Tamer: the Aussie pianist takes on two fairly fearsome musical beasts and wins” – five-star review from Angus McPherson, Limelight Magazine.

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