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Ivo Pogorelić (Ivo Pogorelich) (born 20 October 1958) is a Croatian pianist.
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- First, technical perfection as something natural. Second, an insight into the development of the piano sound, as perfected by the pianist-composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, composers who understood the piano both as a human voice ... and as an orchestra with which they could produce a variety of colors. Third, the need to learn how to use every aspect of our new instruments, which are richer in sound. Fourth, the importance of differentiation.
- Ivo Pogorelić about the most important things Aliza Kezeradze taught him, Herbort, Hans Josef (May 15, 1981). "Ich möchte gern mein Publikum sein". Die Zeit. Retrieved on June 30, 2015. (in German language)
Quotes about Pogorelić
- Many pianists are great, but Pogorelich is unique, like Rubinstein, their sound is instantly recognisable they both go beyond the notes.
- Gerald Moore, critique of Pogorelć's album Domenico Scarlatti - Sonaten