Mitsuko Uchida

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Mark Padmore/Mitsuko Uchida review – Wigmore recital series ends on compelling and sombre note
Padmore and Uchida’s punctilious and austere reading of Schubert’s Winterreise gave this final recital depth and clarity

Martin Kettle

26, Jun, 2020 @4:04 PM

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Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Uchida review – quiet artistry and joyful music-making
A programme of Mozart and Jörg Widmann was perfectly pitched. This orchestra has wind players you want to listen to all night

Erica Jeal

03, Feb, 2020 @3:08 PM

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Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Uchida review – immaculate yet routine
The pedigree pairing of orchestra and pianist brought beautiful moments to these Mozart concertos, but felt uninvolving

Andrew Clements

08, Feb, 2019 @12:24 PM

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Mitsuko Uchida; From the House of the Dead; Eugene Onegin – review
Mitsuko Uchida all but disappears inside Schubert’s mysterious piano sonatas. Plus, WNO’s blazing Janáček and Tchaikovsky with quite a lot taken out

Fiona Maddocks

03, Dec, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Mitsuko Uchida review – quiet elegance and finely etched details
The pianist eschewed grandstanding and foregrounded Schumann’s intimacies and introspection in a programme that also included Liszt, Mozart and Kurtág

Andrew Clements

01, Feb, 2017 @2:21 PM

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Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Uchida review – outstanding, crystalline Mozart
Conducting from the piano, Uchida’s alert phrasing and integration with the other instruments was totally absorbing, allowing the Mahler’s players to shine

Martin Kettle

30, Nov, 2016 @1:33 PM

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Riccardo Chailly: ‘I want to do things differently, to put life on hold’
Conductor Riccardo Chailly is at the height of his powers, so why is he determined to slow down? He tells Fiona Maddocks about leaving Leipzig’s Gewandhaus and his return to La Scala, Milan

Fiona Maddocks

09, Oct, 2015 @11:00 AM

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Magdalena Kožená/ Mitsuko Uchida review – mixed blessings
Schoenberg’s cabaret songs showed singer and pianist at their best, but in the main, the recital left one wanting a little more from both musicians

Erica Jeal

06, Oct, 2015 @12:24 PM

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SCO/Ticciati review – exhilarating Haydn and otherwordly Uchida
Robin Ticciati’s fastidious and brilliant Clock symphony was hors d’oeuvre to an evening of French music, with Mitsuko Uchida stunning in Ravel’s concerto, writes Kate Molleson

Kate Molleson

08, Feb, 2015 @4:41 PM

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Proms 30, 33 & 34 – review
Two star Proms turns were undoubtedly worth the wait, writes Fiona Maddocks

Fiona Maddocks

10, Aug, 2013 @11:07 PM

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Mitsuko Uchida: 'My four pianos are like human beings – all men'

The pianist tells Fiona Maddocks about her beloved Steinways, the sea, sudoku and her long-awaited return to the Proms

Interview by Fiona Maddocks

03, Aug, 2013 @11:06 PM

BBT Celebrated – review

Musicians who have benefited from the BBT's money and mentoring returned for a celebration weekend packed with stars, writes Erica Jeal

Erica Jeal

20, May, 2013 @5:08 PM

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