Menahem Pressler – 90
A founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio, an outstanding soloist, a jury member at the most prestigious competitions and a remarkable pedagogue, Menahem Pressler has been dominating the musical scene for over five decades. medici.tv wishes a happy birthday to the 90 year-old ‘poet of the piano’, a man with a heart as big as his talent...
This Menahem Pressler – 90 playlist features the following programs:
- Menahem Pressler's 2011 recital at the Cité de la musique, featuring works by Chopin, Schubert, Debussy and Beethoven;
- A chamber music concert with Menahem Pressler, Salvatore Accardo, Antoine Tamestit and Gautier Capuçon performing two quintets by Brahms and Schumann at the Verbier Festival;
- A performance of Schubert's Winter Journey with Christoph Pregardien at the Verbier Festival;
- The Andante from Mozart's Piano concerto No. 17 recorded with Daniel Harding in Verbier;
- Archives from the Beaux-Arts Trio performing works by Schubert in 1977 and 1987;
- A Surprise in Texas, Peter Rosen's documentary on the Van Cliburn Competition where Menahem Pressler serves as a jury member;
- Exclusive interviews of Menahem Pressler from 2012 and 2013.
Menahem Pressler – 90, our videos
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