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Antonio Iturrioz – January 13, 2013

Bach-Godowsky Aria from Violin Sonata No. 2Chopin Etudes, Op. 25, No. 1 & No. 7Liszt Legend No. 2Strauss-Godowsky Symphonic Metamorphoses on the Artist’s LifeScriabin Nocturne for the Left HandChopin-Godowsky Etude, Op. 10, No. 6, for the left handCharles Sepos Tango BlueL. M. Gottschalk Nuit des Tropiques, Symphonic Romantique (World Premiere of version for one piano)Concert pianist, Godowsky specialist, and documentarian Antonio Iturrioz is just back from Edinburgh, Scotland, where he played a recital and showed his film, The Buddha of the Piano: Leopold Godowsky, at the invitation of Harry Winstanley, President of the New International Godowsky Society. Warmly and enthusiastically received by the members of the Edinburgh Society of Musicians, he will be returning next year. Antonio has written, produced and performed two critically acclaimed musical documentaries, each one a first of its kind: The Art of the Left Hand: A Brief History of Left Hand Piano Music (about which Jon Nakamatsu said “great for musicians and non-musicians alike!”) and The Buddha of the Piano: Leopold Godowsky, which has received bravos from Byron Janis, Marc-Andre Hamelin, and Gary Graffman, among many others. Antonio is currently touring colleges and universities with his program of a recital and a screening of his Godowsky film with a lively Q&A session afterwards. For more information, please visit: and

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