In the years since his unprecedented success as Silver Medal winner of the 1982 7th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Peter Donohoe has built an extraordinary world-wide career, encompassing a huge repertoire and over forty years’ experience as a pianist, as well as continually exploring many other avenues in music-making. He is acclaimed as one of the foremost pianists of our time, for his musicianship, stylistic versatility and commanding technique.
23:37 - let's talk about your studies with Messian
25:48 - what roles does music play in the modern society and what is my role
32:05 - I felt I had a visitation from Mozart who came and said it's time
56:05 - I don't need to practice the works that I am playing
Kathryn Stott, Concert Pianist & Curator, Artistic Director of Australian Chamber Music Festival, International Chair at Royal Northern College of Music ,Professor at the Norwegian Music Academy in Oslo