Artur Pizarro named BBC Radio 3 Artist of the Week
Pianist's career is showcased
Celebrated pianist Artur Pizarro will treat BBC 1 viewers to a rare TV performance when he is interviewed on BBC Breakfast on Friday 8th January.
Artur will be talking to the Breakfast team about his exciting plans for 2010 which see him begin an epic journey, performing the complete solo piano works of Chopin in a nine concert series at St John's, Smith Square in London to mark the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth. 2010 also sees the release of Artur's latest recording on Linn Records, 'Albeniz Iberia and Granados Goyescas'.
Chopin composed some of the world's best loved piano music and Artur is internationally celebrated for his interpretation of Chopin. Artur has recorded two critically acclaimed CDs of Chopin's music for Linn Records including the 2nd and 3rd sonatas.
You can hear Artur live at St John's, Smith Square throughout 2010: Tuesday 9th & 23rd February; Tuesday 16th March; Tuesday 20th April; Tuesday 11th May; Tuesday 21st September; Tuesday 26th October; Tuesday 23rd November and Tuesday 7th December.