biography

Maurizio Pollini


The name of Maurizio Pollini embodies an extremely important career, a man and an artist known all over the world, prized by audiences and critics across all continents and several generations.

For more than 40 years Maurizio Pollini has been a key performer in all the major European, American and Japanese concert halls and festivals and has performed with the highest level orchestras and the most celebrated conductors including Abbado, Muti, Boulez, Thielemann, Rattle and many others. He has been awarded many of the most important international music prizes: Ernst von Siemens, Imperial and the Royal Philharmonic Society Award among them.

Maurizio Pollini’s repertoire ranges from Bach to many of the 20th century composers - Schoenberg, Webern, Boulez, Manzoni, Nono, Sciarrino and Stockhausen - a testament to his great passion for these pioneers.  He has also performed the complete cycle of Beethoven sonatas.

Lauded for his project “Perspectives” this creative vision included compose...

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