Krystian Zimerman on Szymanowski, conducting and retirement
Friday, January 19, 2024
The great Polish pianist discusses the music of his celebrated fellow countryman
Krystian Zimerman came to London last October to collect his Gramophone Award, his seventh, for his latest DG album of music by Karol Szymanowki. James Jolly caught up with him on the morning of the ceremony, and their conversation ranged widely.
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