András Schiff’s devotion to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach is complete and unconditional.
“Why Bach? It’s like asking why is the sky blue and why do we need to breathe,” says the acclaimed Hungarian pianist, who plays the first program of a two-year cycle of Bach’s keyboard works in The City next week. “Every day I start with an hour or more of Bach, food for the heart, the mind, the spirit and the body. All great music after Bach derives from him.” Read More