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Mitsuko Uchida

Mitsuko Uchida chooses The Resurrection by Piero della Francesca

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Classical Pianist
World renowned and Grammy award-winning soloist. Co-director of the Malboro Music School and Festival. Promoted to DBE in 2009 and awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal in 2012.

The Resurrection by Piero della Francesca (c. 1460)

Mitsuko Uchida chooses The Resurrection by Piero della Francesca, thought to have been painted between 1463-65 and housed in the Museo Civico, Sansepolcro.

Image courtesy of Museo Civico di Sansepolcro

From the Archive

Watch: New Ways of Seeing

Art historian Martin Kemp on Piero della Francesca's revolutionary study in pictorial perspective.

Narrated by Samuel West

From Private Life of a Masterpiece: The Resurrection 17 Apr 2006 on BBC One 

The Man Who Saved the Resurrection

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Tim Butcher tells the story of the British Army officer who saved The Resurrection in Sansepolcro during WWll.

From From Our Own Correspondent 24 Dec 2011 on Radio 4

The Life of a Pianist

John Lill and Lang Lang on the life and work of a professional pianist.

From Front Row: Pianist Special 26 Dec 2001 on Radio 4

Mitsuko Uchida

Mark Lawson asks how much practice makes a perfect pianist?

From Front Row 8 May 2012 on Radio 4

Photo credit: Roger Mastroianni