- Virtuoso passages are transformed into bursts of fury; the temptation to exhibit mastery becomes the challenge to let emotion rule.
- Seemingly trivial figures flitting around following such passages become flickering flames released by the eruption.
- Unease drives.
- Tenderness is reflective, longed for, deeply simple.
- Ordinary triads become singular events.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
A report on the effect of playing Schubert's B-flat Sonata as opera rather than sonata: