Pianist Pogorelich on a Chopin spree

Croatian will appear in Israel come March for a series of recitals.

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January 27, 2010 23:18

 
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Croatian pianist Ivo Pogorelich will appear in Israel come March for a series of recitals dedicated to Chopin and marking 200 years since the composer's birth. Pogorelich, who first performed here two years ago, will play in Jerusalem, Haifa and Tel Aviv.

A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, Pogorelich is a winner of the Casagrande Competition in Terni, Italy in 1978 and the Montreal International Music Competition in 1980. However, he ultimately became truly famous for the prize he didn't win.

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In 1980 Pogorelich entered the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw and was eliminated in the third round.

Argentine pianist Martha Argerich proclaimed him a genius and left the jury in protest.

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