Handful of Keys

Score: Remembering François Rilhac.
Boston Globe, September 1, 2017.

I first found out about Rilhac through YouTube; here’s a couple excerpts from a concert he gave with Louis Mazatier in June of 1987. First, Rilhac’s version of Donald Lambert’s version of Wagner’s “Pilgrim’s Chorus”:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwQFb18yQh4&w=560&h=315]
And here he is—somehow efficient and yearning at the same time—playing Jerome Kern’s “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXvL74c2N5M&w=560&h=315]

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