Essential Historical Recordings: Gregor Piatigorsky

By Sasha Margolis Cellist Gregor Piatigorsky was larger than life, a giant of a man whose personality was gigantic, too. A warm, deeply expressive musician, Piatigorsky was possessed of a glorious low-register sound, great rhythmic gusto, and a musical imagination that led him to explore the subtlest shades of articulation. Tall enough that he made … Continue reading Essential Historical Recordings: Gregor Piatigorsky