Maria João Pires
pianist

Maria João Pires

  • July 23, 1944 Lisbon (Portugal)

Biography

Maria João Pires was born in Lisbon in 1944.

She made her first public performance at the age of seven with Mozart’s Piano Concertos in Oporto, Portugal. At the age of nine she received Portugal’s highest award for young musicians just one year later.

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Maria João Pires and Renaud Capuçon play Mozart and Beethoven
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Maria João Pires plays Schubert and Debussy
Maria João Pires plays Schubert and Debussy

Piano recital at the Fondation Singer-Polignac

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Maria João Pires performs Schubert
Maria João Pires performs Schubert

Martha Argerich Festival 2021

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Maria João Pires and Sir John Eliot Gardiner perform Schumann's Piano Concerto
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Pierre Boulez: A Life for Music
Pierre Boulez: A Life for Music

A documentary by Reiner E. Moritz

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Pierre Boulez conducts Ravel, Mozart, Bartók, Debussy — With Maria João Pires
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Lorenzo Gatto, A Violin in the Stars