Krystian Zimerman

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Famed Pianist Storms Off Stage Over Smartphone

Fan had been recording performance

(Newser) - Famed Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman took a serious stand against rude fans and their smartphones at a recent performance in Germany. He spotted someone filming him from the audience, says a spokesperson for the Ruhr Piano Festival, and "asked them to stop, but they didn't." So he...

Polish Pianist Launches Rant Against US at LA Concert

Zimerman vows never to return to America

(Newser) - Famed Polish concert pianist Krystian Zimerman vowed to never again return to the US after his concert in Los Angeles last night, the Guardian reports. Dozens of audience members walked out as Zimerman, hailed as one of the greatest living pianists, delivered an anti-American tirade, accusing the US of wanting...

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