HOROWITZ’S LAST RECITAL


Vladimir Horowitz gave his final recital in Chicago's Orchestra Hall at 83 years of age in October of 1986. The recital was boadcast locally over Chicago’s premiere classical radio station WFMT. It had long been forgotten, lying in the radio station’s archive until its existence was discovered in October 2013.

You can listen on occasion of the pianist's birthday on this day in 1903: HorowitzChicago