Francesco Piemontesi, SCO & Andrew Manze - Mozart: Piano Concertos 19 & 27 - Piano News

He concentrates on the lyrical, even melancholic side of Mozart's language - on what lies beyond the superficial virtuoso. Nowhere is his part harsh or coarse. On the contrary: bright, sweet and bell-like, also flattering and gossamer-singing we experience his playing. (...) What he masters particularly well are the small rhetorical gestures, with which Mozart's music can be so well placed in the vicinity of instrumentally designed operas.

Piano News
01 January 2021