Menahem Pressler: 8 unbelievable live performances from the piano legend

08 May 2023
By Ellie Palmer
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The late pianist performed hundreds of times over the course of his vast career. Below we highlight some of our favourite live recordings from Pressler, including appearances with the Beaux Arts Trio

1. Haydn: Piano Trio H.XV:18 with the Beaux Arts Trio - 1972



2. Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major Op.70 No1 with the Beaux Arts Trio - year unknown



3. Mozart: Concerto for piano and orchestra No 17 - 2013


4. Piano solo debut with the Berlin Philharmoniker - 2014



5. 90th birthday celebration concert at Salle Pleyel concert hall, Paris - 2014

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6. Chopin: Nocturne in C# minor - 2015


7. Live from Tokyo - 2017



8. Clair de lune at the age of 94 on Dutch TV programme Podium Witteman - 2018