Another review for Ivan Ilic’s THE TRANSCENDENTALIST, this time from The Netherlands and the Opus Klassiek website.
“What we are treated to is the most varying sound juxtapositions, interpretive finesse and a fairy tale-like interplay between dream and zest. Aren’t there any brushes with extreme contrasts? Certainly, but only in a purely expressive sense, a poetic path which shows that each detail has been contemplated, in conjunction with an astounding spontaneity.”
“To my feeling a true interpreter can’t do a better job proving himself than in this rich juxtaposition of miniatures, in which a barely perceptible rubato, or the slightest dynamic gradation, can make the difference between night and day.”
Review by Aart van der Wal
Translation by Jacques Mattheij