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Maurizio Pollini Interview with Bruce Duffie . . . . .

Maurizio Pollini

The magnificent Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini handed away on March 24 at age 82.

Pollini was an aristocratic, refined pianist who excelled in enjoying Chopin, Brahms and naturally, Beethoven. But he additionally explored new music all through his profession and was one thing of a political radical. And what a pianist he was. In accordance with one well-known story about him, after he competed within the remaining spherical of the Chopin Competitors in 1960, Arthur Rubenstein, who was judging, turned to the opposite jurors and mentioned, “We’d as effectively go dwelling. That boy can play the piano higher than any of us.” Useless to say, Pollini gained.

 

Pollini Recordings on Classical Archives

There are numerous to savor on Classical Archives in case you are a member. Make sure you discover his listings HERE.

But when you’ll allow us to make some strategies, listed below are a few of our favourite recordings to get pleasure from.

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”) with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma carried out by Massimo Pradella

Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Philharmonia Orchestra carried out by Paul Kletzki

Chopin Piano Works (chosen)

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 19 with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conduced by Karl Boehm

Maurizio Pollini could have handed on. However his recordings will stay all the time.

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