A disc of works written specifically for Clare, this programme features 24 Preludes in the mould of Bach, Chopin and Shostakovich, alongside Velocity, an exhilarating virtuoso showpiece inspired by the 1994 movie, Speed.
Musical Opinion gave it a five-star review, stating that Clare "is peerlessly authoritative and exhilaratingly creative in her response to this challenging repertoire" (Paul Conway). The disc will be released on Toccata Records on 4 March 2022 and is available on all major platforms. It features the following works:
º All are world premiere recordings.
Excerpts from Preludes Nos. 4 ('Madam I'm Adam'), 10 ('The Girl with the White Parasol') and 12 ('Drums').