Takae Ohnishi's towering performance of Bach's Goldberg Variations is performed on a superb new instrument from Harpsichord Atelier Marc Ducornet (Paris, 2010), based on a Ruckers model. Ms. Ohnishi is a prizewinner at the International Early Music Harpsichord Competition in Japan. Her debut CD “A Harpsichord Recital” was selected as an International Special Recommended CD by the leading Japanese music magazine, Record Gei-jyu-tsu.
“Ohnishi plays with flair and fluency...Her hand-crossing in the Italian style, stretching as far as the arms can reach, is admirably fluent...Despite her tehcnical fluency, Ohnishi's playing is sometimes a little pedestrian”
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