A soloist in total command of her instrument and in love with the music will silence any audience. It's as if the music is so full of meaning and, well, just fun that members of the audience don't want to miss a single moment.
Part of the magic, too, of the performance of the Mendelssohn Piano Concert No. 1 at the Basilica of St Mary on April 27 was the precision and emotional "color" of the Minnesota Sinfonia led by Jay Fishman. Also, Inna Faliks' piano playing will have you shouting bravo to the radio!