...our ears pricked up in hearing the start of this too often performed masterpiece under the fingers of the pianist Sandro De Palma. Each note of the arpeggioed chords was loaded with an almost unbearable expressive intensity: it unloaded pages ahead in the body of the movement….;and at the same time it was savoured with unreachable pianistic colours.
...it seems almost incredible that such a young artist could have reached a technical maturity apt to allow him to translate deeply and disdainfully Beethoven’s idea of the first easy goals. And so original, we may add: and we notice this originality even more nowadays that a terroristic Beethoven is fashionable