This topic is so important to performers, especially if you're performing your own recital, as guest soloist, or (for students)at a Solo & Ensemble contest. Few people like Piatigorsky, Rostropovich, or Yo-Yo Ma have the presence and charisma on stage like these great cellists. That doesn't mean that your performance cannot be impactful. In fact, the link below gives you a few pointers on how to grip your audience when you play. Check it out, this short read is a must! Enjoy.