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Claudio Arrau

Claudio Arrau was born in Chile on 6 February 1903. One of the distinctive pianists of the 20th century, he studied in Berlin and launched his career from here. His repertory was wide and included the keyboard works of Bach, although he is best known for his Mozart and romantics down to Brahms. He died in Austria on 9 June 1991.

A selection of M&V articles about Claudio Arrau

CD Spotlight. Instinctive Artistry - Jill Crossland plays Mozart and Beethoven, heard by Howard Smith. '... a distinctive, beautifully considered performance.'

Passport to Heaven - Bill Newman listens to the Russian pianist Nelly Akopian-Tamarina

Outstanding and unforgettable - Lilya Zilberstein's recital at London's Wigmore Hall impresses Bill Newman

Marvelously Gifted - Bill Newman listens to pianist Alexander Romanovsky

Ensemble. Magnificent Performance - More reviews from London's Wigmore Hall, from Bill Newman

Profile. Tête-à-Tête - Bill Newman talks to British pianist Mark Bebbington

Performing practices - Pianist Danny Driver talks to Bill Newman

A star is reborn - BBC Legends, passing its one hundredth release, is appreciated by John Bell Young


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