Juliane Banse / Andr·s Schiff, Wigmore Hall, London

By Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 7 January 2010]
In Andr·s Schiff’s hands the east wind blew up and down the keyboard in the first of Mendelssohn’s Suleika settings – though nothing like as gustily as the polar gale that was bringing snow drifts to the UK outside and stranding a quarter of the Wigmore Hall’s sell-out audience on Wednesday at home.