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Topic: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1  (Read 1636 times)

Offline kaiwin

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Personally, I thought her performance of the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 was horrible... The conductor said Tchaikovsky wrong too...
-She had her music out (International Edition)
-The beginning was rushed... She was rushing
-Then after that she moved slower - all the virtuostic passages are REALY REALLY SLOW--> BORING
-Cadenza was harsh.... really slow also
-Missed a lot of notes
-Can't even play it
-Missed a lot of notes-
-Played chords on passages she could not play
-Not memorized
-No dynamic contrast at all
-the last movement (con fuoco) - was not with fire, instead it was like moderato, and was not on beat
-How is it possible to make a steinway sound so bad?
-At the Climax of the first movement she played it soooo soft.... ITS THE CLIMAX!! GOSIFa;ghio foasdho;asdi; asfg ITS SUPPOSE TO MAKE PEOPLE CRY~!!!l;sdfi n;gharogi aerga. NOT CLIMATIC AT ALL
-The voicing was wrong, can't hear the melody at all, the other parts are louder than the melody...
-Again she couldn't play the virtuostic passages
-NO EMOTION!!!!
- REALLY SLOW!!!!
-UNINSPIRING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
-WRONG TECHNIQUE
-HARSH!
-The pages of her book was like... floating around!
-SIGHT READING THE WHOLE TIME
-AHDSFNALGKNAGHAsga HORRIBLE!!!!

 :-\ :-X ??? :'(

I left the concert after that... so disappointed...
Good thing I won't play like that...

Lesson learned-
LEARN THE PIECE BEFORE YOU PLAY IT!!!!! ARGHHH... OTHERWISE ITS GONNA SOUND LIKE CRAP!


I had the music in front of me during the whole concerto... thought I could learn something.. seems not...


Uninspiring....
Horrible....

Her bio says different.. but... I've seen her play and seen how she playz....

the bio lies...

I'm gonna cry...

Lang Lang played waaaaayyyyyyyy better... he is my inspiration  ;D

Offline thalbergmad

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Re: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Reply #1 on: March 06, 2006, 08:09:16 PM
You give the impression you did not like the performance.
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Offline kaiwin

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Re: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Reply #2 on: March 06, 2006, 08:10:20 PM
I did not.. https://www.judithrcohen.com/
If you've been there you'll feel the same...

Offline zheer

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Re: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Reply #3 on: March 06, 2006, 08:21:35 PM
She might of had a bad day, you never know.
" Nothing ends nicely, that's why it ends" - Tom Cruise -

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Re: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Reply #4 on: March 06, 2006, 08:23:44 PM
I did not.. https://www.judithrcohen.com/
If you've been there you'll feel the same...
her website is poor also...
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Offline kaiwin

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Re: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Reply #5 on: March 06, 2006, 11:05:40 PM
ehh.... what kind a person with a bad day have her music on the piano?

 :-\

asdj;fn gasfg

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Re: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Reply #6 on: March 09, 2006, 05:29:09 PM
ehh.... what kind a person with a bad day have her music on the piano?

 :-\

asdj;fn gasfg

mmm.. im sure you're really saying something valuable to the contribution of this website, but i am unable to decipher what it is...  ???
Tom
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Offline kaiwin

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Re: Judith Cohen ... ~.~ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Reply #7 on: March 09, 2006, 07:56:24 PM
This is the performance section. I was really mad so... Yeah.
The point I'm trying to say is, she did really bad on the concerto...
Point said... Just be careful if she comes around...

She was uninspiring.. After that i didn't think I want to do that concerto anymore...
which may be a good thing  ;D
 

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