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September News 2014

August saw pianist Peter Hewitt recording the first of a series of YouTube videos which are due to be released one or two each year. Following on from Peter's year long concert project last season when he performed the complete chamber sonatas of Brahms in a nationwide series of almost 40 performances this first YouTube video is a filmed performance of Brahms' Rhapsody in B minor Op.79 No.1. It will be available for viewing in October 2014. 

October News 2014

During September 2014 Peter Hewitt recorded the Pastoral sonata Op.28 of Beethoven. This will be included on a CD release which marks the fourth release in Peter's complete survey of the Beethoven piano sonatas which has attracted terrific critical acclaim and earned him a reputation as a admirable interpreter of this music. This fourth CD will be released in December 2014 and will also contain the Pathetique sonata Op.13 and the late A major sonata Op.101.

November News 2014

This month sees the Trio Petrus taking part in Europe's oldest series of Sunday Chamber Music Concerts at the Conway Hall in London. The concert is at 6.30pm on Sunday 30th November and the programme contains Trios by Haydn, Shostakovich and the great B flat major Piano Trio by Schubert. The last time Peters Hewitt, Fisher and Adams performed the Shostakovich trio at St George's Brandon Hill, Bristol it was reviewed in the Bristol Post as follows:

"The whole work is a technical and emotional challenge, which the Trio Petrus met unflinchingly proving conclusively that here is a 20th century masterpiece."

December News 2014

Back into the recording studio once again this year with Peter Hewitt and Peter Fisher (violin) recording the three magnificent and sublime sonatas by Johannes Brahms. Last year saw these two artists embark upon a nationwide tour playing dozens of performances of Brahms' works for violin and piano. This recording will represent the culmination of their work and the release is planned for the end of 2015.