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Performer: Stephen Kovacevich

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A feast of phenomenal pianism

Katya Apekisheva and Charles Owen © Sim Canetty-Clarke
A remarkable evening of exceptionally fine pianism and inventive programming, featuring seven of the UK's leading pianists in rich and varied repertoire.
*****
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Blanc et noir: pianistic contrasts from Kovacevich and Argerich

Martha Argerich and Stephen Kovacevich © Simon Jay Price
A packed audience congregated in Wigmore Hall’s temple to pay homage at a very special concert in which Martha Argerich joined Stephen Kovacevich to mark his 75th birthday. 
****1
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A mixed offering from Kovacevich in Dublin

An effective Bach, a disappointing Brahms and a generally satisfactory Schubert: Kovacevich fails to grip in Dublin. 
***11
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Mahler's Fifth with David Zinman and the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

The program this evening was quite significantly lopsided – though most programs containing Mahler symphonies end up being this way. Tonight’s juxtaposition was quite profound, perhaps even more than usual. Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 18 in B flat major was poised like a pebble next to a mountain. It was a polished pebble, but minuscule in comparison nonetheless.
****1
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Stephen Kovacevich plays the "three Bs" in Birmingham

Though born in America, Stephen Kovacevich has lived in London since moving there to study with the great Dame Myra Hess at the age of eighteen. He clearly has a special rapport with British audiences, as his amiable manner in discussing his encores demonstrated.
***11
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