THE TIMES ★★★★
The pianist Martha Argerich never stopped teasing the music, phrasing with a litheness and curiosity that quickly cast a spell over the audience
What’s the secret to ageing well? The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, marking its 70th anniversary, had its birthday bash at the Albert Hall and invited a trio who should have some answers. There was its artistic director, Charles Dutoit, who turns 80 next month (but was sporting an impressive trail of ink-black hair); the elusive Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, 75; and the violinist Pinchas Zukerman, the spring chicken of the bunch at 68.