With Europe averting its eyes from the Syrian slaughter as it once did from Sarajevo, it cannot be easy to be a musician of Syrian extraction, living in France and trying to focus on the keyboard.
Racha Arodaky is the kind of artist who makes me sit up and listen to every finger-stroke. I first came across her a couple of years back in Handel. Here’s her new Bach release – but who knows?
Outside of France, she has no representation, no profile. Someone needs to put her on a bigger stage.