POGORELICH THRILLED THE AUDIENCE AT KLAVIER-FESTIVAL RUHR
— 03 October 2020
The long-awaited concert of Maestro Ivo Pogorelich at the Klavier-Festival Ruhr was held on October the 1st at the Philharmonie Essen.
The sold-out recital was a part of the “saved” concerts which remained in the schedule of this prestigious festival after the postponement of the previous spring dates due to the carrent pandemic situation.
On the programme Maestro Pogorelich had the well-known works from his repertoire such as J. S. Bach’s English Suite in G minor, Barcarolle Op. 60 and Prélude Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin, as well as Maurice Ravel’s famous piano cycle Gaspard de la Nuit.
The concert was accompanied by an exceptional reactions from the audience while Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung in a positive review described Pogorelich’s performing style as a synthesis of “sublime virtuosity and a culture of tone.”