|The following is from a
review Joyce made of us on YELP (www.yelp.com):
|Cathy & Eric Thompson are a young married couple: both
pianists. I've seen them perform at a Dean Lesher Hall in Walnut
Creek, at Antioch's First Congregational Church, & at their
beautiful home in Brentwood on their 2 grand pianos, one of which is a
They are both outstanding piano virtuosos, playing music by Bach,
Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, & more recent composers. Between numbers
they share fascinating historical tidbits, & their personalities
are as laid-back as their virtuoso playing is superb!
having a soiree (at-home concert) on May 16, 7:30PM & on Sunday,
May 18, 3:30PM in their MUSIC & WINE series. It's FREE to all under
12, & only $10/students, $20/general admission. Their phone #
RSVP is 925-513-7156.
I didn't know all their historical information, tho I'm a professional
(harp). They not only have great technics but topnotch expression
they are so well coordinated they seem to breathe as one & play
It's like being at a concert by Franz Liszt, or Mozart (whom Eric
uncannily resembles) in the 18th or 19th centuries...
I've encouraged Eric to do more composing, because I heard a choral
work he'd written, & it was EXCELLENT.
Five Stars to Eric & Cathy Thompson, & their Piano Duo called