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Classical Notes: June 20, 2007 Archive

The Will Hunting of Pianists

Posted at 8:42 AM on June 20, 2007 by Rex Levang

Comparisons with Matt Damon in "Good Will Hunting" are irresistible.

But even if that movie didn't exist, this would still be the classical-music feel-good story of the week: a college janitor who turns out to be a pretty fair pianist.