The exuberant vitality of Bach?s toccatas?works which the young composer probably wrote to demonstrate his own brilliance and technique as a performer?here provides the perfect showcase for the interpretative flair of Mahan Esfahani.
Under Mahan Esfahani’s fleet fingers, and even fleeter imagination, the toccatas positively fly. BBC
the instrument itself sounds great, rich and clear, but with just a little bite; Hyperion’s recording is clean and well balanced, as usual. Fanfare
A wonderful disc... Throughout the disc Mahan Esfahani’s playing is excellent, his is a well-judged performance, a reading full of rhythmic intensity and tenderness when called for. MusicWeb