Seong-jin Cho‏

by richibi


the Parthenon


in the last phase of the Arthur Rubinstein
Piano Master Competition
, wherein
contestants play with the Israel
Philharmonic Orchestra
, of course
resounding works abound, among those
Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto holds
a revered place, in our culture it stands
right up there with the Parthenon, the
Roman Coliseum, the Cathedral at
Chartres, as an icon, an emblem, of
our civilization

here Seong-jin Cho gives it an impeccable,
an irreproachable, rendering, lights it up,
sets it on very fire

don’t not watch