Evgeny Kissin: Jerusalem at Heart

Even though the pianist’s ‘Liszt – Recital Tour’ did not actually start out, as originally planned in Jerusalem, and instead started in Madrid, playing in Jerusalem for the first time was of great  moment to Kissin’s heart. As he put it, “Im Eshkachech Yerushalayim Tishkach Yimini …”  Douay-Rheims Bible (If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand be forgotten) I could not even begin to imagine the impact of this literal transcription. Kissin...
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