A mystery of artistry…

My post on the Slipped Disc blog:

Mr. Isserlis articulates something that, to me, separates the true artists from the accomplished performers — namely, that they search the structure of the piece to find its architecture. They put themselves into the mind of the composer, and perform from that position.

I first became aware of this mystery in listening to Heifetz. I stand in awe of those who do this…

– See more at: http://slippedisc.com/2015/11/steven-isserlis-so-why-do-i-still-practise/#comment-89291

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