Kazakhstan pianist Dina Duisen brings fiery passion to Sunday morning recital at Nottingham's Ro

'Fistfuls of notes flung with such exhilarating and thrilling energy' Sunday morning's RCH piano recital proved once more that appearances can be deceptive. At first sight the programme chosen by Dina Duisen seemed well calculated to keep the audience inside their comfort zone. Some Beethoven to start, then some dances by Chopin and Saint-Saens followed by some barn-storming Liszt to end. All nicely predictable. Except that it wasn't like that at all. Firstly, Dina must be the first pianist from Kazakhstan that anyone present had ever encountered. And I must admit that everything I now know about Kazakh music I learned on Sunday morning. Her father is a famous player of the country's nationa

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