Pianists are expected to perform on stage without music. It's a controversial area worth probing.
I was greeted by two e-mails yesterday that bore links to Grigory Sokolov's digitized recital at the Theatre des Champs Elysee in Paris. (2002) The communication from Seymour Bernstein read as follows: "Stop whatever you are doing! You are about to hear performances that certainly must rank among the greatest examples of music making and… Continue reading The Gold Standard in piano playing (Sokolov IS a legend in his own time)