Gregor Piatigorsky in Paris - 1929

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, page 167:

Our concert program consisted of Brahms and Beethoven piano and cello sonatas, a cello suite by Bach, and a piano sonata by Mozart. Though of the highest artistic level, in chamber music he was a different Horowitz from what his clamoring audience expected. / After the delicate Mozart piano sonata there were demands for an encore. “What shall I do? What shall I do? It’s a chamber music concert,” he said between taking bows. / “Hell, give them what they want,” I said, clapping his shoulder. / He certainly did. Chopin mazurkas and polonaises, some Liszt and …   more >>

cite as

Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 167. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425553924619 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Gregor Piatigorsky
Cello player
1903-1976

Listening to

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Brahms and Beethoven piano and cello sonatas / Mozart piano sonata
written by Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Gregor Piatigorsky, Vladimir Horowitz

Experience Information

Date/Time 1929
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

Horowitz and Piatigorsky concert in Paris


Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:12:05 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:02:02 +0000