Since his unprecedented success at the 1982 International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Peter Donohoe has enjoyed a distinguished career in Europe, the USA, the Far East and Australasia. He has appeared with every major British Orchestra and across Europe with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Dresden Philharmonic, Swedish Radio and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestras, and performed regularly at the BBC Proms.
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The portrayal of reflections of night moths and birds, a boat on the ocean, a Spanish song and the sounding of bells in Ravel's atmospheric Miroirs is followed by Rachmaninov's virtuosic 13 Preludes, written at the pinnacle of his career. To mark Scriabin's centenary the recital ends with his mystical Piano Sonata which he entitled White Mass as he considered it to be of sublime purity.