Very humbled to get some incredibly wonderful press about my Chopin & Dutilleux CD this week. The Scotsman picked it as “the most memorable, in a sterling performance by Alexandra Dariescu” in their Best Albums of 2013 in the Critics’ choice today, Norman Lebrecht mentions it in the his most important list of 2013 “A […]

Lovely surprise today: my Champs Hill Records CD was reviewed in the Sunday Times! “The death of Henri Dutilleux last month turns this release into a timely memorial for one of the finest composers of his generation…Dariescu is a deeply impressive exponent of both composers’ work, bringing to every piece the lucidity and sensitivity it […]

Had a lovely time on BBC Radio 3 this afternoon. Talked to Suzy Klein about Friday’s events and tinkled the ivories with a bit of Dutilleux and Chopin. Showed her a photo of my frock for Friday’s concert and she says “Oh yes!”. So we’re ready to rock the stage:-) at Broadcasting House

Amazing night at the The Dorchester last night for the Royal Philharmonic Society Awards. Congrats to all winners, hugely inspired by the work of the Honorary Life Members! So chuffed to see the pre- release of my new disc in the goody bags;-) Thank you Champs Hill Records, Matthew Bennett, Dave Rowell, Alexander Van Ingen, […]

March 6, 2013

Recording in progress

Spent the most wonderful few days at Champs Hill, recording Chopin and Dutilleux complete preludes. Incredibly excited to announce this is my first CD in a series of complete preludes of different composers on Champs Hill Records. Incredibly grateful to all involved!!

February 22, 2013

Chopin and Dutilleux preludes

First concert with complete Chopin and Dutilleux preludes tonight. Such a lovely time in the beautiful house of Bob and Elisabeth Boas. Oh…and new dress also;-)