Gregor Piatigorsky in Berlin - 1929

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, page 162:

Horowitz looked at the piano. He moved toward it and apologetically asked, “Can I?” It’s a curious phenomenon with some performers that even before they touch their instrument one instantly expects a miracle to be revealed. Horowitz was such an artist. He tried the piano hesitatingly at first, but hours later I still listened to his playing of unequalled force and poetry./ The next day and the next we saw each other. I listened to him and we played together and we spoke of music, of its many facets, and of its problems, which we agreed could not be solved in words or in theories, but …   more >>
cite as

Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 162. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425553407842 accessed: 20 June, 2021

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Gregor Piatigorsky
Cellist
1903-1976

Experience Information

Date/Time 1929
Medium live

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:03:27 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:03:19 +0000