A line-up of concerts, performances, and recordings that, as 2017 draws to its close, I can’t, for one reason or many, shake from my memory.
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Far more impressive than pianist Martha Argerich’s impeccable mechanical abilities are her interpretive chops. Here, she’s truly in a league of her own.
This is one of the year’s standout orchestral albums and it’s a special treat to catch the ensemble live on these shores so soon after its release.