The Independent

Wed 6 Feb 2008

Ensemble Intercontemporain / Malkki, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Pierre-Laurent Aimard took the piano solos with intense sonority and urgent pacing, as close to summoning up a force of nature as a merely human consciousness can manage.The performance had a magnificently prepared power and sensitivity.

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, the festival's artistic director, took the piano solos with intense sonority and urgent pacing, as close to summoning up a force of nature as a merely human consciousness can manage.
Robert Maycock