6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Classical clarity and deep understanding,
This review is from: Mozart: The Piano Sonatas (Audio CD)
First of all - Mozart isn't Liszt. These sonatas are not the place for emotional extremes and strong feelings on big banners. To hear the profound emotions in this music you have to calibrate your hearing to another scale - a more intimate one.
Uchida has done that. And she manages to give that further to the listerner through her playing.
Here is a clarity and a respect for the style that open up this music. Her goal is not to add something to the music, she is there to give the music full justice in itself.
Her playing neither dry nor over-sweet. Her technical brilliance is of course there, but she uses it to create music.
She has a natural choice of tempi and phrasing.