The best of Krystian Zimerman: enjoy a selection of stunning performances from the piano legend

12 March 2021
By Ellie Palmer
We've rounded up some of our favourite performances from the polish pianist, who appears on the cover of issue 119.

Brahms Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 with the Wiener Philharmoniker, 1983

Conducted by Leonard Bernstein


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Works by Chopin and Schubert, 1983

Including Chopin's Ballades Nos 1-4, and Schubert's 4 Impromptus Op 90




Beethoven Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 (Pathétique)



Chopin's Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op 23



Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op 11

Conducted by Jan Krenz




Mendelssohn Variations Sérieuses Op 54, 1994




Chopin's 14 Waltzes, Tokyo 1978




Bernstein's Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety", Part 2

Live at Berliner Philharmonie, 2018




Liszt Piano Concerto No 2, 1986

Conducted by Daniel Barenboim



Krystian Zimerman appears on the cover of issue 119 of Pianist., out on 19 March. Order your print copy here, or download the digital version straight to your device.

Main image: ©Mark Allan