Closure for Martha Argerich’s Lugano Festival?

Closure for Martha Argerich’s Lugano Festival?

Corporate sponsorship can be a great thing for a cultural institution when it works…and a disaster when it doesn’t. One of the most important and well-loved music events in Europe’s summer calendar, “Progetto Martha Argerich” (the Martha...
Schubert – the Enigmatic Composer

Schubert – the Enigmatic Composer

Another tribute to Schubert brings the enigmatic composer to the forefront. Little is known about the private life of Franz Schubert, although information about his public persona is abundant. He was born in Austria on Jan. 31, 1797 and studied composition with...

Black Composers are Focus of Annual Piano Program

Dead White Men. That’s whose music we usually hear when we attend piano performances. And we love them. There’s the occasional woman, but mostly we are exposed only to those usual suspects who are overwhelmingly deceased Caucasian males. But the University...