The Soul of Bach: Piotr Anderszewski at Koerner Hall reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Piotr Anderszewski seated himself on a chair without any fuss and eased into the Allemande of Bach’s French Suite no. 5 in G with a soft touch. His rounded notes, subdued in the left hand, not too sparkly in the right, were as far as you could get from the quirky, angular style of Glenn Gould, who rules in Toronto, his home turf. However, as Anderszewski’s hands danced in imitation of each other through the Courante into the famous Sarabande, preternatural tenderness, heartbreak, and a soulful magic cast a glamour over the hall. Read the whole review HERE

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