Category Archive for 'Van Cliburn Competition'

Chopin News, Reviews, Previews, and Broadcasts:

BBC dedicates weekend to Chopin
BBC News – UK

BBC Radio 3 announces a blockbuster weekend dedicated to Chopin (May 17-18, 2008, including the launch of “a dedicated website, launched as part of the

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Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:

Rachmaninoff fails to fill the hall
Arizona Daily Star – Tucson,AZ,USA

Not “news,” but an interesting time capsule from February 1925:

Maybe folks went to the literature club’s discussion of “Modern English Novels” or possibly

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Chopin in the News:

The secret of Gabriela Montero’s improvisations
Times Online – UK
From the improvised vocal polyphony, called discantus, of medieval times to the extravagant exhibitions of Chopin and Liszt in the salons of 19th-century
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