Gregor Piatigorsky in Paris

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 >>

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Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 167. accessed: 24 July, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Gregor Piatigorsky

Listening to

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Brahms and Beethoven piano and cello sonatas / Mozart piano sonata
written by Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart
performed by Vladimir Horowitz, Gregor Piatigorsky

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, 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