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Linton Village College
|Michael Ierace (Linton Music Society)|
|Michael Ierace's piano recital last night in Linton, Cambridgeshire was revelatory. That adjective is perhaps devalued through overuse, but this young Australian pianist's playing does indeeed reveal the strong, the beautiful, and the unexpected in music one might believe one already knows.
When Ierace, from Adelaide, won a Royal College of Music student competition as a postgraduate in 2008, a jury member told me that Ierace's playing of the Beethoven Bagatelles had made him want to explore the pieces afresh.
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