Martha Argerich celebrates her 80 birthday with a collection of historical recordings

Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich, described by Gramophone as "One of the greatest pianists of all time", celebrate your 80 birthday this june.
More than five decades after his dazzling appearance in the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, her brilliance and style remain as striking as ever.
HE 18 June the legendary Chopin recital is published, recorded in 1965, It has been remastered for the first time for publication on CD and digital formats.. The centerpiece is Sonata No. 3 in B minor., framed by three mazurcas, a night, a scherzo and a polonaise. "Argerich performs with such fiery intensity that it hardly feels like a studio recording", wrote BBC Music Magazine. “Its volcanic energy can shock you, struggling to keep up, but the Third Sonata is breathtaking in its impressive spontaneity”.
The producer of the Chopin album, Suvi Raj Grubb, I declare that: “Argerich is the most formidable artist we have ever met… There is no one to buy from”.

Warner Classics celebrates 80 Martha Argerich's birthday with the release of several digital albums, each dedicated to the music of a single composer. Chopin's programs are now available, Schumann, Mozart, Rachmaninov, Ravel and Beethoven.

This special edition on DVD, what published on 18 of June the occasion of 80 pianist birthday, combines some of the most impressive recordings of Martha Argerich. At the same time, is testimony to the enormous musical and creative versatility with which it has managed to surprise audiences and critics.

The documentary Bloody Daughter, containing footage shot over several decades, forms the centerpiece of this DVD edition, in addition to containing some of the most important live recordings of his career.