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Taking the musical world by storm, not by playing but by not playing, Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski’s supreme act of self-criticism at the 1990 Leeds Piano Competition is a product of a profound musical integrity and exacting standards, qualities that have led him to make one of the most demanding works in the piano repertoire, Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations, almost his own personal property. Always rigorous and original in his choice of music, from Bach to Webern, his exploration of the poetic world of Szymanowski’s piano works has provided a showcase for his imaginative range of keyboard colour.
A brilliantly constructed "road-movie", utterly...
Recording in Lugano and interview