Category Archive for 'Artur Rubinstein'


Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:

‘My Young Years’: Rubinstein’s Enchanting Prelude
Washington Post – United States

Book critic and columnist Jonathan Yardley’s “Second Readings” series shines the spotlight on a long out-of-print autobiography by the Polish piano master…

It

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Opera’s elite celebrate music of Viardot
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA

Another story on the Pauline Viardot stage show in San Francisco, with some fascinating insights from Marilyn Horne:

“She helped Wagner raise

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Belbin, Agosto taking a classical approach
Boston Globe – United States

Chopin turns out to be the missing ingredient in the ice-dancing tandem’s Quest for Gold….

[Tanith] Belbin and [Ben] Agosto are the most successful

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Pianist’s intense preparation and talent have brought him global
Schenectady Gazette – Schenectady,NY,USA

Another preview for the current recital tour of 2000 Chopin Competition winner Yundi Li, who’ll play Sunday March 16th at …

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Method & madness: The oddities of the virtuosi
Independent – London,England,UK

This just in: A lot of great pianists of the ages have been more than a little crackers. A dissection on the eccentricities and

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National Ballet’s versatility shines in triumphant trio
Globe and Mail – Canada

RAVE review for National Ballet of Canada program that leads off with post-modern interpretation of the Chopin Preludes, courtesy of Quebecois choreographer Marie

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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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Chopin Bicentennial (Chopin2010) News:

The Polish Minister for Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski has unveiled the main line of activities of his ministry, including the Chopin Bicentenary….

Culture ministry reveal plans

Thenews.pl – Warsaw,Poland
The programme of the

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Stark-Iochmans: No flash, but a workmanlike effort
Providence Journal – Providence,RI,USA
Stark-Iochmans turned to Chopin to close out the afternoon, the composer’s Fourth Ballade in F Minor. Again this contained some beautiful playing,
See

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