Samson Francois – A great Pianist!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGxENmPogOo

In a recent magazine interview, Yvgeny Kissin included Samson Francois’ recording of Scarbo in his list of greatest recordings of all time. Here is an equally exciting video of Francois on stage, both in rehearsal and in concert, performing Liszt’s fine transcription of Bach’s Organ Prelude in A minor.

I constantly remind my students to keep the back of the hand light and in a good position, with the 5th finger not collapsing at the knuckle, so I am happy that here is some visual evidence of it being applied on the stage!

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