The violinist Daniel Hope has pulled out of a pair of US dates, including an all-Lera Auerbach programme, featuring a new sonata. Philippe Quint bravely steps in.
At the Barbican, pianist Yevgeny Sudbin has crocked out of a Friday night Rach 3 due to be broadcast nationwide. Federico Colli was given four hours to prepare for first rehearsal.
That’ll be Federico Express.