Posts Tagged ‘chopin’

I am not suited to give concerts

August 15, 2011

  “I am not suited to give concerts.  The crowd intimidates me.  I feel asphyxiated by its eager breath, paralyzed by its inquisitive stare, silenced by its alien faces.”   No, that’s not Glenn Herbert Gould speaking after he quit the concert platform in 1964.  It’s a 25 year-old Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, speaking to Franz […]

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