The Portuguese pianist, Maria João Pires, is for a second time a Grammy nominee (BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLO: Schubert- Piano Sonatas D. 845 & D. 96). It is a prestigious music award that will be held on January 26 in Los Angeles.
Maria João Pires and the wrong concerto
The following video is quite extraordinary. Maria João Pires is ready to play a Mozart piano concerto with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw conducted by Riccardo Chailly, only to hear the orchestra begin playing another Mozart concerto. Can you imagine her horror? Watch the film to find out what happened.