Igor Levit concert in Madrid: The close and the universal

The pianist Igor Levit (Nizhny Novgorod, 1987) likes the concert, its protocol and its tension. He feels comfortable on the stage that he calls “my space of freedom”, implying that his art has little to do with self-absorption, that it feeds on personal contact, on communication. These are principles that in the contemporary world involve particular nuances after a progressive weakening of many natural limits. For example, the current stage overflows the few square meters of a theater or auditorium, and for that reason, Levit uses the recording studio to perform, via ‘livestream’, ‘Vexations’ by Eric Satie, and exhaust fifteen and a half hours getting 25,000 euros for unemployed musicians; from … See More.

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