Friday, January 25, 2013
Marc-Andre Hamelin Shriver Hall Concert Series Debut previewed in today's Baltimore Sun!
Posted by: sjacobsohn
There is no shortage of pianists with pristine techniques today. There is even a decent supply of polished pianists who possess the rarer attribute of musicality. But Marc-Andre Hamelin still stands out from the pack.
Critics have been known to sound more like fan club presidents when describing Hamelin performances, tossing off adjectives like "legendary," "fearless" and "electrifying," or even giving him the title "piano superhero."
"Trumpet recitals are among the rarest of events in the classical music realm. It's just a guess on my part, but I imagine [...]Read more>
"Baltimore has experienced a bounty of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, among others, in recent days.
My favorite experience came Sunday evening [...]Read more>
"One of the coolest things about Bach is how all that technical and expressive beauty is as apparent in a work [...]Read more>
"It takes rare vocal skill and interpretive insight to bring out all of this, to make an audience see such powerful imagery, to [...]Read more>
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