It has been quite a week for Alexandra Dariescu, the Romanian-born UK pianist.
At one end, she won a Woman of the Future award. At the other, she had her phone nicked while playing a recital. Here’s what she tells us:
Absolutely outraged- my phone was stolen from my dressing room while on stage, during the second half of my recital in the United Reformed Church in Guildford this afternoon. I suppose you win some, you lose some… A heck of a week!