Daniil Trifonov at Carnegie Hall

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...
Boris Giltburg Makes Solo Recital Debut at Carnegie Hall

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...
Benjamin Grosvenor, ‘Homages’ Dazzles

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...
Neville Marriner Dies at 92

Neville Marriner Dies at 92

While Piano Currents focuses on pianists, noting the passing of Neville Marriner seems appropriate considering his role in creating so many incredible piano-related recordings. RIP, Sir Neville. Neville Marriner, a prolific British conductor responsible for some of...