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Maurizio Pollini (born January 5, 1942) is an Italian classical pianist.

He was born in Milan, the son of the Italian rationalist architect Gino Pollini. Maurizio studied piano first with Carlo Lonati, until the age of 13, then with Carlo Vidusso, until he was 18. He received a diploma from the Milan Conservatory and won the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in 1960, after which he studied under Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.

Since the mid-1960s, he has given recitals… read more

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  • Avatar for Nakkinak
    Pollini's recording of Beethoven's late piano sonatas (Nos 28 - 32) is my all time favourite classics album. [3]
  • Avatar for didigodot
    Wow, his Schoenberg...
  • Avatar for AleSer31
    One of the greatest, if not the greatest interpreter of our time... I absolutely love his Chopin recordings!
  • Avatar for francis_bacon
    Pollini's Well Tempered Clavier, perfection
  • Avatar for Neue_regel_
    Nice artist for Chopin covers.
  • Avatar for Andre1685
    Pollini's recording of Beethoven's late piano sonatas (Nos 28 - 32) is my all time favourite classics album. [2]
  • Avatar for mahleria
    Also worth seeking out his Webern, Boulez, and Nono. Practically every recording he makes is definitive.
  • Avatar for jespaa
    Just legendary
  • Avatar for Rojavida
    Unsurpassed Chopin Etudes. (To my knowledge).
  • Avatar for Rainman45
    Красиво, довольно интересная манера игры.

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