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182: Pianist Alexandra Dariescu Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast

This Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast episode features Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu who, on the 16th August releases her recording of Clara Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor (pared the Grieg Piano Concerto). She's also playing a major role in the Leeds International Piano Competition later this year giving the first Alexandra Dariescu Award for the outstanding performance of music by a female composer – Clara Schumann's concerto is one of the concerto that finalists can select for the Concerto Final. The Leeds gets underway on 11 September, with the Finals staged on 20 and 21 September. Alexandra joins Petroc Trelawny presenting the Leeds on Medici TV.
  1. 182: Pianist Alexandra Dariescu
  2. 181: Mezzo Soprano Fleur Barron
  3. 180: Organist James McVinnie
  4. 179: Ton Koopman at BachFest
  5. 178: Judith Weir's Blond Eckbert at Aldeburgh Festival