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Werner Wittersheim, Philharmonische Blätter

Falko Steinbach is the exact opposite of a dazzling virtuoso burying his claws deep into the keys‘ ivory, gnashing his teeth all the while. Elegance and restraint are what he is after, not melodramatic suspense. And he is more interested in the all-encompassing line of compositional coherence than spectacular little gestures.