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Category Archive for 'Piano Concertos'

Chopin News, Views, Previews, and Reviews:


Benjamin Grosvenor: Teenage Prodigy Comes of Age
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom

An object lesson in how to nuture a burgeoning concert career… resulting in “a beguiling, stylish and richly rewarding performance of Chopin’s E …

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Piano Archives: Arturo Benedetti Michelangelo = SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54; LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major; RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 40; CHOPIN: Waltz

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From Georgia with love
Jerusalem Post – Israel

Georgian Pianist Alexander Korsantia prepares to play a concert with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, whose home venue of Henry Crown Hall just happens to be located …

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Chopin Video of the Day:

Woody Woodpecker: “Musical Moments from Chopin

Woody Woodpecker and Andy Panda give a piano performance for an audience of barnyard animals. Soundtrack is provided by the duo-piano team of (Thomas) Saidenberg & (Edward) Rebner

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Wagner without the words
The Star-Ledger – NJ.com – Newark,NJ,USA

Emanuel Ax plays “a concerto by a composer who never wrote an opera but was deeply influenced by bel canto vocalism (Chopin’s Piano Concerto …

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Finale at the Wichita Symphony
The Wichita Eagle – Wichita,KS,USA3

Three-paragraph preview of Ingrid Fliter‘s appearance in Kansas:

1) Fliter won the Gilmore Artist Award in 2006, with its top prize of $300,000. The …

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Symphony in home stretch

Preview of upcoming concerts by the Springfield (Mass) Symphony Orchestra, including an appearance by the 2006 the Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Piano Competition winner…

Orchestral romance: On April 26, [Kevin] Rhodes

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André Laplante: Piano virtuoso and artist
Barre Montpelier Times Argus – Barre,VT,USA

Previewing his appearance in the Vermont capital, Quebec pianist shares his approach to Chopin:

André’s first point was that Chopin (1810-1849) was

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Pianist Emanuel Ax sparkles with the Madison Symphony Orchestra
Isthmus Daily Page – Madison,WI,USA

Madison reviewer likes the player, if not necessarily the repertoire…


For its March 28-30 concerts in Overture Hall, the Madison Symphony

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Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:

Horszowski: CASALS: Prelude; CHOPIN: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor; Mazurka in B-flat Minor…
Audiophile Audition – USA

Review of a CD compendium of two recitals (in 1984 and 1987) given by the venerable

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Chinese pianist hits all right notes in concert
Colorado Springs Gazette – Colorado Springs,CO,USA

Glowing review of pianist Joyce Yang‘s appearance with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic…

But it was her performance of Chopin’s Piano

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Chopin Video of the Day:

Kurikinton Fox – F.Chopin – fantasy impromptu in Guitar!!!

Not bad at all!

This is Fantasy Impromptu AKA Gino’s piece. These guys did this in g-tar…Amazing:D.
music is everything, everything is music – http://fluteguitar.multiply.com/

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Cellist Oh Ah-mi’s Courageous Crossover
Korea Times – South Korea

The world’s first self-described “crossover cellist,” breaks conventions by adding dance moves to the still-standing cello performance. “I am inspired by Vanessa Mae’s passionate playing

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Chopin News, Previews, Rants, and Reviews:

Live: Lang Lang

Yesterday we brought you two views of Yundi Li; today it’s the “other” superstar Chinese pianist’s turn. Mark Swed of the LA Times is both impressed and appalled:

Tuesday night, he

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Review: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra at Auckland Town Hall

Lithuanian pianist Mûza Rubackyté getting some nice attention from the Kiwis: “The opening pages of Chopin’s E minor Piano Concerto can be worryingly stolid, but not on …

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Chopin Reviews & Previews:

Ivan Hewett reviews Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Cédric Tiberghien at
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom

French pianist Cedric Tiberghein receives rave reviews for his Chopin Ballades at his recital at London’s Wigmore Hall; critic is less enamored

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The Unknown Chopin

Pianist Boris Konovavlov will perform and discuss a special program, “The Unknown Chopin” in Yellowknife….
Northern News Services (subscription) – Yellowknife,Northwest Territories,Canada
“This time it will be some special event, because the

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Chopin, News, Reviews, and Previews:

Oboe and piano
Barre Montpelier Times Argus – Barre,VT,USA
The program features works by Chopin, Donizetti, Liszt, and Schumann. Award-winning Gallant is one of the world’s few virtuoso solo and chamber music
See

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Finding the key Pianist marks 35 years of teaching
Waukegan News Sun – Waukegan,IL,USA
Frédéric Chopin wrote four scherzi for the piano. The first three are especially dark and dramatic. The composer Robert Schumann remarked

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