Tuesday, 5 January 2021


The great pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli was born on this day in 1920 (I must have missed the centenary). Here he is demonstrating his effortless technical perfection and exquisite musicality in playing Domenico Scarlatti. This is beautiful music, something we're all going to be in need of as the lockdown lid comes down on our lives yet again – enjoy...