SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - Best of 2013 classical

Anne-Marie McDermott, Calder Quartet, "Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 414, 415, 449" (Bridge): Mozart was a practical fellow, suggesting that these orchestral pieces might easily be performed as chamber works, with just pianist and string quartet. And here they are in their rarely heard chamber versions. These intimate performances are evocative: One feels the play of shadow and light, the gladness, the sense of wistfulness and loss, like an afternoon of sweet rain.Download PDF | Full Article