"In many ways, performing as a soloist is easier than performing chamber music. Chamber music is complex. There are so many possibilities in terms of ensemble and balance. Musicial choices and interpretations can change how you approach something in any given moment. Playing secondary and then all of a sudden shifting to playing a solo can be nervewracking - coming to the forefront...
Review: Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York
The York Press
November 13. 2013
Review by Martin Dreyer
The Villiers are cagey about when they first got together. They needn’t be. Although it can barely be five years, they already had deep experience of playing in other ensembles.
It showed throughout their programme of Beethoven, Elgar and Glass for the British Music Society of York (BMS) on Friday.
For this is no quartet...