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Perfect Pianists at the BBC

Performances by celebrated pianists including Benno Moiseiwitsch, Solomon, Myra Hess, Vladimir Horowitz, Arthur Rubinstein, Alfred Brendel, Mitsuko Uchida and Stephen Hough.

David Owen Norris takes us on a journey through 60 years of BBC archive to showcase some of the greatest names in the history of the piano. From the groundbreaking BBC studio recitals of Benno Moiseiwitsch, Solomon and Myra Hess in the 1950s, through the legendary concerts of Vladimir Horowitz and Arthur Rubinstein, to more recent performances, including Alfred Brendel, Mitsuko Uchida and Stephen Hough, David celebrates some of the greatest players in a pianistic tradition which goes back to Franz Liszt in the 19th century. Filmed at the Cobbe Collection, Hatchlands Park.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 28 May 2017 19:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter David Owen Norris
Producer Helen Mansfield
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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