09.01.2012 14.Tewet. 5772
Spontaneous and determined as ever, the French pianist Helene Grimaud will perform in Haifa, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, through January 14.
As the last notes of an orchestra rehearsal still hung in the air and most of the musicians were putting away their instruments, one piano at the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra guesthouse in Tel Aviv could still be heard.
A glance in the spacious room revealed the woman who was playing the Steinway. Even this practice session revealed something about the performer. She has high standards, and her music is bold, not soft and refined. She performs with an uncompromising determination, in a way that is all her own….