Evenings with Horowitz: An Intimate Portrait
The author from such highly acclaimed books as "Reflections From the Keyboard" details a special friendship between two musicians, covers a lifetime of musical wisdom, and contains countless anecdotes of the musical world.
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In 1924 the answer came from Alexander Merovitch, a concert manager who had
heard Horowitz play the Rachmaninoff Third Concerto. The impresario invited the
pianist to a meeting. Merovitch had been hampered by the Soviet bureaucracy ...
His luck changed after the recital on the strength of the fine review and
Merovitch's aggressiveness. Horowitz was engaged to play the Tchaikovsky First
Concerto with the Berlin Symphony (not the Philharmonic) on January 8.
Fortunately, his ...
I was so scared that I almost didn't do it. Thank God I knew the Tchaikovsky like I
did, because nobody could take such a chance. But the outcome was like a fairy
tale." Merovitch quickly changed halls for the second recital, originally booked at
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