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Ivo Pogorelich: Recital

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"Pogorelich's Bach is warm, unidiosyncratic; he takes repeats, maintains expressive weight but also a sense of direction. The playing is purely pianistic, unmannered, well scaled and commits no solecisms. It's devoted Bach playing, technically assured and communicative. He doubtless took a leaf out of Horowitz's book for the Scarlatti selection but his playing lacks the impish outrage of the Russian. Note his effortless trills in the C major. He has selected one of the least well known of the Beethoven sonatas, the B flat major Op.22. Fortunately we can see in semi-long shot details of his pedalling and the increasing physicality with which Pogorelich responds to the music; he even makes a half sideways sway, which is exceptionally unusual for him. Für Elise is the encore.' (MusicWeb July 2005) Ivo Pogorelich is certainly one of the world's most exciting pianists and has been an exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist since 1981 He was thrust into the limelight when Martha Argerich resigned from the jury of the 1980 Warsaw International Chopin Competition in protest at his elimination and proclaimed: "This man is a genius." Pogorelich has made triumphant appearances in all of the world's major concert halls and has repeatedly been compared by critics to Horowitz, Paderewski and Rachmaninov This production by Humphrey Burton features Pogorelich playing music by some composers with whom he is intimately associated: Bach, Scarlatti and Beethoven Tracks: J.S. BACH: English Suites No. 2 BWV 807 + No. 3 BWV 808 D. SCARLATTI: 6 Sonatas BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 11 op. 22 Albumblatt (Bagatelle) »Für Elise« WoO 59
Release date NZ
April 20th, 2006
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Length (Minutes)
Supported Audio
  • DTS Enhanced Surround
  • DTS Enhanced Surround
  • Musical
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