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Stephen Kovacevich

© David Thompson | EMI classics
© David Thompson | EMI classics
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Cards on the table: Stephen Kovacevich at 75

© David Thompson | EMI Classics
Stephen Kovacevich celebrates his 75th birthday this week. In an interview with our editor, he discusses his early musical experiences, the stroke he suffered, pertinent advice for young pianists and a new found love.
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BratislavaBernstein Divertimento

Bernstein, Mozart
Turkish National Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; Cem Mansur; Stephen Kovacevich

PécsBernstein Divertimento

Bernstein, Mozart
Turkish National Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; Cem Mansur; Stephen Kovacevich

WarsawBernstein Divertimento

Bernstein, Mozart
Turkish National Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; Cem Mansur; 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

Stephen Kovacevich © David Thompson / EMI Classica
An effective Bach, a disappointing Brahms and a generally satisfactory Schubert: Kovacevich fails to grip in Dublin. 
***11
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