In his Celebrity Series debut, pianist Martin Helmchen performed a mostly vivid and colorful evening of Bach.
Víkingur Ólafsson’s bold keyboard presence gave us a composer pressing against the conventions of his time while absorbing everything his ears took in.
“What I love about H&H is they are hugely passionate. You feel their love and joy for this music. And they have such a willingness to want to go deeper, to rehearse.”
The stormy exuberance of Debussy’s Piano Trio in G major inspired one of the many highlights of this mostly auspicious night.