Category Archive for 'Jerome Robbins'

[Robbins ballet photo]Chopin News, Views, and Reviews:

A Comedic Ballet With Legs
Wall Street Journal – USA

WSJ critic marvels at the staying power of Jerome Robbins’ Chopinistic comedic creation….

“Death,” one showbiz quip has it, “is easy; comedy is hard.” However

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Rafael Viñoly’s Musical Refuge
New York Sun – United States

The world-famous concert-hall architect somehow finds time to practice, practice, practice…

The Uruguayan-born Mr. Viñoly is no mere collector. He is a bona fide musician …

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‘The Spies of Warsaw’ by Alan Furst
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA

Furst’s books are like Chopin’s nocturnes: timeless, transcendent, universal. One does not so much read them as fall under their spell and

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Robbins’s Definitive Chopin at the NYC Ballet
By nahnopenotquite

The Jerome Robbins Celebration for the 2008 spring season at the New York City Ballet is on now. I saw a program last night called Definitive Chopin

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Chopin Manuscript’ wins top Audie
Arizona Daily Star – Tucson,AZ,USA

And the winner is… The Audie Awards (the so-called “Oscars of the Audiobook Industry”) hand out the top prize to The Chopin Manuscript

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“All Robbins” is all pleasure at PNB
Seattle Times – United States

The Jerome Robbins Chopin-dance fever juggurnaut rumbles on in Seattle, with acclaimed productions by Pacific Northwest Ballet of “The Concert” and “In

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New Classical Tracks: The allure and the thrill of Chopin
Minnesota Public Radio – Saint Paul,MN,USA

Radio review of Gilmore Prize winner Ingrid Fliter’s new CD…

The young Argentine musician Ingrid Fliter is one

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Young Cuban Pianist Jorge Gonzalez Buajasan Awarded win the Prize "Cle d Or" of Superior level in France.Young Cuban Pianist Jorge Gonzalez Buajasan Awarded win the Prize
Cuba Headlines – Ciudad Habana,Habana,Cuba

Our first dispatch from the island’s news agency….

Virtuous interpretations of “Nocturne” by Frederic Chopin and Concert Studies of

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Piano Man on a Mission

Miami New Times – Miami,FL,USA

Fascinating story of the “self-taught classical pianist” Kristopher Hull, who’s now taking his Chopin-heavy act to the streets of Miami as a “Pianist Errant”

This …

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Though Hyde did appear, Lang Lang mostly Jekyll
Chicago Tribune – United States

Chicago critic decides there are two sides – or perhaps two personas – in the Chinese virtuoso:

More and more I am

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Kicking against convention: a scene from The Concert, a clever and
This is London – London,England,UK

Another one of Jerome Robbins’ famous interpretations of Chopin, from the New York City Ballet performance at the London Coliseum….(be sure to read

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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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