Film, Video Artist Encounters: Paul Lewis, Pianist

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Artist Encounters: Paul Lewis, Pianist
Renowned pianist Paul Lewis speaks with David Plylar about selected manuscripts of music by Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt, including transcriptions by Liszt.
Event Date
March 01, 2013
-  David Plylar is a music specialist in the Music Division of the Library of Congress.
-  Paul Lewis is internationally regarded as one of the leading musicians of his generation. His cycles of core piano works by Beethoven and Schubert have received unanimous critical and public acclaim worldwide. His numerous awards have included the Royal Philharmonic Society's Instrumentalist of the Year, two Edison awards, three Gramophone awards, the Diapason D'or de l'Annee, the Preis Der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, the Premio Internazionale Accademia Musicale Chigiana, and the South Bank Show Classical Music award. He holds honorary degrees from Liverpool, Edge Hill, and Southampton Universities, and was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours.
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Running Time
31 minutes 21 seconds
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