Stephen Pettitt
The Sunday Times
April 2016

Bartók’s six Mikrokosmos volumes (1926-39) lead the potential pianist from first steps to concert performer, their didacticism overlaid with a genuinely creative brilliance far removed from the dry exercises of, say, a Czerny. Tiberghien mixes fiery flair with charm and poetry in his readings of the final volume, and his beautifully coloured playing is equally compelling in the rest of the programme.