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Savannah Music Festival 2022
Savannah Music Festival 2023
I are delighted to share with you this recent video made to announce an exciting new recording for Chandos Records with Peter Donohoe released on 28th October 2021
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‘ Philip Dukes’s love of this music is everywhere apparent in his affectionate performances….’
BBC Music Magazine.
‘Dukes’s powerful tone, with its mixture of sweetness and sinew reminds me of William Primrose and he puts it to good use in the surging phrases of the F minor Sonata’s opening Allegro appassionato. The chiselled clarity of Peter Donohoe’s playing proves an excellent foil for Dukes’s robust lyricism, and where Brahms’s syncopations threaten to throw the piano part off course, Donohoe’s firm grip turns these few bars into a brief adrenaline rush.
In the E flat major Sonata there are exquisite moments – the final pages of the Second Sonata are ravishing – and with a fist-clenched account of the Scherzo from the FAE Sonata and the reading of Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro this has all the warmth and ardour one could wish for….’