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Nelson Freire

  • Pianist


Born in Brazil, Nelson Freire began piano studies at the age of three with Nise Obino and Lucia Branco, who had worked with a pupil of Liszt. He made his first public appearance at the age of five with
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Nelson Freire's international career begins in 1959: Europe, USA, Central and South America, Japan and Israel. He has collaborated with distinguished conductors such as Pierre BOULEZ, Riccardo CHAILLY,
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Nelson Freire press reviews "... In the age... when overt showmanship reaps big rewards and grabs lots of attention, the Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire offers a gentle reminder that decorous piano playing
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Nelson Freire recordings Nelson Freire has recorded for Sony/CBS, Teldec, DGG, IPAM, and London labels. In 1999, Philips released a CD of his most coveted performances on their acclaimed series, Great
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