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Gregor Piatigorsky

Russian cellist Gregor Piatigorsky was born 17 April 1903 and died on 6 August 1976. William Walton's cello concerto was dedicated to and premiered by Piatigorsky in 1957. Before becoming an international soloist he was principal cellist of the Berlin Philharmonic.

A selection of M&V articles about Gregor Piatigorsky

CD Spotlight. A Noteworthy Introduction - Music by Stravinsky for violin and piano, heard by Howard Smith. '... refreshing naturalness ...'

CD Spotlight. Sterling Playing - Wendy Warner's interpretations of Popper and Piatigorsky, heard by Howard Smith. '... sovereign music-making deserving of the highest accolades.'


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