Acclaimed Czech concert pianist Ivan Moravec has passed away from pneumonia – aged 84.
A graduate of the Prague Conservatory, during his 65+ year performance career, Mr Moravec performed with most of the world's notable symphony orchestras - particularly praised for his interpretations of Mozart, Chopin and Debussy.
He was a former recipient of the Cannes Classical Award, for lifetime achievement and in 2000 was presented the 'Charles IV Prize' – the Czech Republic's most prestigious acknowledgement for service to humanity.
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IVAN MORAVEC | BEETHOVEN | PIANO CONCERTO NO. 4 | BRUGGEN | NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC | 2003
Our condolences are with his family, friends, students and colleagues.