It’s hard to sit through these six masterpieces and not feel, for the moment, that life is really good.
Some institutions’ offerings aren’t as challenging as they could be, but there’s a healthy balance between the familiar and new.
No pianist in his right mind is going to repeat this program. András Schiff had privileged us with a gift that only he could give.
Avi Avital, a young virtuoso determined to expand the repertoire, is the first mandolinist ever to be signed to a contract with Deutsche Grammophone. His recording of Bach for the label is an important milestone for the mandolin.
Pianist Angela Hewitt’s performance was hypnotically lovely. She has a beautiful touch, as piano teachers like to say, and her playing was colorful and always elegant.
Pianist Jeremy Denk says, “Being a musician can be very solitary and a bit navel-gazing (like blogging). I’m not sure that blogging made me saner, but it surely released a valve somewhere.” By Susan Miron. Pianist Jeremy Denk will be tackling one of the year’s most challenging programs this Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at MassArt […]