Artists

Nothing is quite like watching a live performance by an incredible pianist. Whether a solo performance or in concert with an orchestra, the skill and musicality of the performer is on display for all to see and hear. In this section, we provide news and information about the world’s classical pianists, their triumphs and their trials. There’s also a subsection on the world of piano competitions.

Daniil Trifonov at Carnegie Hall

I think Trifonov gets better and better. Daniil Trifonov, the young Russian sensation, played a recital in Carnegie Hall last Wednesday night. His instrument is the piano. His program was all-Schumann on the first half, all-Russian on the second. The Russian composers...

#21 Piano Currents 30 Under 30: Natasha Paremski

  With her consistently striking and dynamic performances, pianist Natasha Paremski reveals astounding virtuosity and voracious interpretive abilities. She continues to generate excitement from all corners as she wins over audiences with her musical sensibility...

Boris Giltburg Makes Solo Recital Debut at Carnegie Hall

Born in Moscow in 1984 and raised in Tel Aviv from an early age, acclaimed pianist Boris Giltburg gives his New York solo recital debut at Carnegie's Zankel Hall on October 27 with an all-Russian program, presented by the American Friends of the Arthur Rubinstein...

Benjamin Grosvenor, ‘Homages’ Dazzles

New recordings are a mystery: you never know what you're going to get. Unless it's Benjamin Grosvenor! The artistry of the young English pianist Benjamin Grosvenor — a combination of interpretive strong-mindedness and remarkable delicacy of touch — has been the talk...

#22 Piano Currents 30 Under 30: Lucas Geniusas

Lukas Geniušas Born in Moscow in 1990, Lukas Geniušas started piano studies at the age of five in the preparatory department of the Chopin Music College in Moscow and went on to graduate with top honors in 2008. He was born into a family of musicians, a fact which...

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