Tag Archives: Pianist


Sviatoslav Richter: “Many wonderful pianists serve you a menu of dishes you know in advance. But the unexpected is what makes an impression.”

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André Previn: “I think you have to surrender to music as it’s played, not on a cheap level, but on the level of being emotional about it.”

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Prokofiev: “I got there near the end to hear ***** play Liszt’s Mephisto with staggeringly pearly brilliance. If only there were a modicum of brains to occupy the vacuum inside her skull she would be a marvellous pianist.”

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