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. accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris


Gregor Piatigorsky
Cello player

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


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