Friday, Apr. 26, 2013
By Lawrence Toppman
If there were justice in the musical world, the list of popular young blond guys beginning with “J” would include not only Justin Bieber and the Jonas Brothers but the Jussens.
Alas, the Dutch siblings are old enough now – Lucas is 20, Arthur 16 – to know how the world works, so they couldn’t have expected Belk Theater to be crammed with people waiting to hear Mozart’s Double Piano Concerto Friday night. But the many who came saw pianists playing with assured, dignified elegance few musicians of their parents’ generation could muster. Their playing recalled Antonin Dvorak’s claim: “Mozart is sunshine,” warming and nourishing.