Weissenberg and Petrouchka

In case you haven’t seen it posted in one of a variety of places, here is the late Alexis Weissenberg playing Petrouchka in a remarkable film by an assistant to Bergman, then speaking about the piece and the film.

I only heard Weissenberg once, at Tanglewood. He played a pre-concert recital one unseasonably chilly day, and while with the passage of 28 years I have forgotten his playing, (was it a Haydn sonata?) I remember him quite reasonably complaining from the stage about how cold it was.

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