Peter Donohoe & Martin Roscoe
April 27, 2019 - 7:45 pm

Two long-time friends perform George Gershwin on two Steinway D concert grands resounding to the exciting and rhythmic exuberance of Gershwin’s music in one of the unmissable spectacles of the concert platform.

Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe on two Steinway Concert Grands play George Gershwin and works by Percy Grainger, Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy

Peter Donohoe CBE was born in Manchester and educated at Chetham’s School of Music. He performs frequently with Martin Roscoe. They have given performances in London and at the Edinburgh Festival and have recorded discs of Gershwin and Rachmaninov.

Martin Roscoe is very popular with Parbold audiences. He has had a distinguished career as a concerto soloist, as a recitalist and as a chamber musician. Martin was born in Halton, Runcorn, Cheshire.

George Gershwin Cuban Overture
Claude Debussy En blanc et noir
Percy Grainger Fantasy on Themes from George Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess
Maurice Ravel Rhapsodie Espagnole
George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

“This is two-piano playing of superlative accomplishment and breath-taking bravura. Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe play Gershwin with infectious zest and affectionate swagger”.
BBC Gramophone Magazine, Record Review