Simon Trpčeski – Brahms, Ravel and Poulenc

Simon Trpčeski performs a stunning programme, recorded live at Wigmore Hall, opening with Brahms’s melancholic 3 Intermezzi, ‘the cradle songs of my sufferings’ as the composer once called them, a charming and varied selection showcasing Trpčeski’s sensitivity and delicate expression. Ravel’s eclectic Valses et sentimentales, a dissonant and passionate chain of lilting dances, lie at the heart of this album. The performance concludes with the thrilling Toccata from Poulenc’s Trois