With his unfailing musicality, wealth of tone coloring and infallible technique, Ohlsson delivered a memorable account of the “Rhapsody.” The pianist brought startling thunder to the score’s drama, exquisite tenderness to its poetry. Alsop and the scintillant orchestra backed him all the way.

BSO, Alsop and Ohlsson deliver in forceful season-opener23 Sep 2018

For an encore, Ohlsson definitely added to the evening’s theme with a performance of Rachmaninoff’s well-worn C-sharp minor Prelude that was, in its dynamic range and expressive weight, fully heroic.

The Baltimore Sun