Knowledge Identifier: +Vladimir_Horowitz
Category: Music (650)
Born in 1903.
Countries: (25%), United States (18%), Russia (16%)
Linked to: London Symphony Orchestra, McGill-Queen's University Press, Victor Talking Machine Company, CBS
Nina Koshetz - In the late 1910s she performed at the Petrograd Conservatory and was accompanied by then-unknown Vladimir Horowitz
His first solo recital was in Kharkiv in 1920
Artur Schnabel - Among other works that he played, as recalled by those such as Claudio Arrau and Vladimir Horowitz, who had heard Schnabel in the 1920s, were Chopin's E minor Piano Concerto and the Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, and Weber's "Konzertstück in F minor", Piano Sonata No. 2, and "Invitation to the Dance"
In 1926, Horowitz performed on several piano rolls at the Welte-Mignon studios in Freiburg, Germany
His first gramophone recordings were made in the United States in 1928 for Victor
Piano Concerto No. 3 (Rachmaninoff) - Nevertheless, it was not until the 1930s and largely thanks to the advocacy of Vladimir Horowitz that the Third concerto became popular
In 1933, he played for the first time with the conductor Arturo Toscanini in a performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Excursions (Barber) - In July 1944, Vladimir Horowitz had been interested in performing works by an American composer
Constance Keene - In 1946, she stood in for Vladimir Horowitz when he was unavailable for a concert, and she claimed she was the only female pianist to have ever been given this honour
In 1962, Horowitz embarked on a series of acclaimed recordings for Columbia Records
In 1975, Horowitz returned to RCA and made live recordings until 1982
Murray Perahia - In the 1980s, Perahia was invited to work with Vladimir Horowitz, an admirer of his art
CBS - In April 1986, CBS presented a slightly abbreviated version of "Horowitz in Moscow", a live piano recital by Vladimir Horowitz, arguably the greatest pianist of the 20th century
Horowitz's final tour took place in Europe in the spring of 1987
Henriette Gaertner - From 2001 until 2005 Henriette Gärtner studied at the "Incontri col Maestro" in Imola with Leonid Margarius, pupil of Vladimir Horowitz' sister Regina
In an article in "The New York Times" in September 2013, Kenneth Leedom, an assistant of Horowitz for five years before 1955, laid claim to having been in a closeted relationship with him as his lover, saying, "We had a wonderful life together