Admittedly, I don’t watch many classical performances though I do listen to the local classical music station on the radio and on YouTube. I can say for certain that I have not witnessed a piano performance with so much intense energy and unrelenting, electric grip on a performer. Stunning, absolutely brilliant.
One commenter wrote
Watch and listen to the last movement (38:42) of Brahms 1st piano concerto, performed by Helene Grimaud on the piano and the Southwest German Radio Orchestra. Helene is brilliant, beautiful and fascinating. This performance and the composition are another magnificent achievement of Western Civilization, of which we should be proud.”
I am grateful.
Fasten your seatbelts…