You never know where Martha Argerich will pop up next.
But a walk-on performance on a prepared piano has just taken our breath away.
When you change the timbre ever so slightly on a grand piano, other problems arise. Martha was unhappy with her left-handed thumb D in the Mussorgsky transcription. (Jura) Margulis resolved her qualm by playing the note on an orchestral tube gong.
It’s an unexpected five-star review, my Album of the Week on sinfinimusic.com. Read here.