..soon enough the cello smoothly soared into a solo that fully captured the melancholy, or even almost lament, of the second phrase.  Through Harriet Krijgh’s interpretation the solo had the effect of a pause, as if to gather breath for the powerful,rich sounding explosion of the final part. The audience gave standing ovations and brought the cellist back to the stage twice.  Krijgh gave her thanks in return with a Bach serenade. Time seemed to have stopped for a moment as the audience harkened to the contemplative cello music…

2016 04 22 Westfalen Blatt (Germany)