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Classical Notes: April 27, 2009 Archive

Zimerman's Last Stand?

Posted at 11:36 AM on April 27, 2009 by Gillian Martin (2 Comments)

Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman startled his audience in Los Angeles this weekend when he announced that he would no longer give performances in the U.S. (Apparently, he'd been thinking about this for quite a while, but wanted to honor commitments already made.)

Find out why, and read about the audience reaction, here.

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