anthology is like a retrospective of works by a film-maker or an artist.
It also corresponds to publishing the complete opus of an author or
composer. All at once, we are confronted with a whole body of work
often the result of a lifetime's effort with all its inherent
experiences: the highs and the lows, the dark hours and the rare moments
of practically inexpressible happiness.
The ideal I reach for as a performer is to play the works with freshness
and vitality; and that these characteristics remain evident every time
a recording is played, with my human and musical experiences forming
a solid substructure, a guarantee of a certain intensity.
replaces the one of works for two hands that due to various unanticipated
circumstances, has proven impossible to produce. However, the musical
palette is just as varied, going from Bach to contemporary composers.
I've always felt it was my responsibility to exploit the various resources
of my talent, even in the face of adversity.
Accordingly, my recordings have rewarded me with combined feelings of
happiness and pride.