What better way to describe a pianist as fascinating as Pierre-Laurent Aimard than by inviting him to explore several pieces from the repertoire? This specialist of contemporary music sets off here in search of masters of the tradition, Bach, Mozart and Dvorak.
printed on 01-06-2020
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The French pianist has a profound respect for works and diverse forms of musical thought. In order to keep his passion alive, he’s concentrating on Bach’s Goldberg Variations: a piece that’s as inspiring as it is imposing.— published on
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