Tasmin Little reminds us just how much we’ll miss her

Tasmin Little reminds us just how much we’ll miss her


norman lebrecht

February 08, 2019

From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:

A letter from the English violinist Tasmin Little telling me she is giving up the circuit in a couple of years when she hits 55 arrives pretty much at the same time of her latest release on Chandos, itself a fairly regular occurrence in recent years. Tasmin Little is a prolific recording artist and her programs often take a few strides off the beaten track. The latest consists of music by women …



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  • RW2013 says:

    Means fewer gigs for Piers 🙁

  • BGS says:

    I now have this disc and have enjoyed it in its entirety; it’s a winner. Her rendition of the Amy Beach sonata is the third recorded performance of it I’ve heard — and by far the most convincing. Intensity and total conviction without excess.

  • Una says:

    Programs? What happened to British English?

    Tasmin gave a wonderful recital in Bradford Cathedral last month.

  • cefranck says:

    I’m so sad over this. I can only hope she’ll still record. She’s a stunning musician. Her recent recording of the Franck (and I’ve heard almost all) is the finest. I just wish she had learnt and recorded the Malcolm Williamson “Violin Concerto.” I’m convinced it would have even surpassed the the Menuhin.