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Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich (Piano)

Martha Argerich has through the past decades claimed the position as one of the greatest pianists of the post-war era. From her legendary debut recording in 1961 up till this day she has given the music world some of its most valued treasures, in form of recordings and concerts. Her recordings ranges from Bach to Bartók, with an emphasis on central romantic, and early modernist repertoire.

Her name first occured after winning the 1957 Busoni competition at Bolzano, and she acquired additional fame with her remarkable debut recital on DG from 1961. She was also awarded the first prize in the Chopin competition in Warszaw in 1965.

Further Reading: Martha Argerich

 Favourites, Shelf Discovery: Martha Argerich

In the first instalment of a new occasional series comparing early and late-career recordings by the same artist, Paul revisits two landmark albums from the Argentine pianist.

 Recording of the Week, Martha Argerich's Carte Blanche

Katherine enjoys an evening of chamber music with Martha Argerich and friends.

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