“Incredibly intense young man.”
I am obsessed with details.
There are two things that I hate: analysis and power. A conductor can avoid neither the one nor the other. Conducting's not for me.
Many wonderful pianists serve you a menu of dishes you know in advance. But the unexpected is what makes the impression.
(Prokofiev) He spoke outrageously about Rachmaninov's works. Why?
He was influenced by them...(laugh)