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LIPC further thoughts - pop up concert

A chance to take an extended break and visit a different part of the University of Leeds campus. I'd not previously been in the Marks & Spencer Archive, and it looks like a really interesting place. Definitely worth a future lunchtime visit.
The seminar room in the Archive was pretty full for the pop-up concert. Second round competitors Florian Caroubi and Fuko Ishii performed and took questions from the audience. Florian started off with Liszt's Sposalizio, followed by selections from Schumann's Carnaval. Very fluid and warm playing. Fuko Ishii contrasted with the latter movements of Schubert's Wanderer Fantasy D760
Following on from the performances, there was a 20 minute question & answer session in which both pianists answered general questions about their musical background and what inspires them.
The event was very enjoyable indeed! There are photos on the M&S Archive Twitter feed.
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