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...
Yuja Wang and the Art of Performance

Yuja Wang and the Art of Performance

Yuja Wang and the Art of Performance It is SO great to read an article about a pianist that ranges from literature to fashion to romance. Thanks to the New Yorker, the indispensable magazine. What is one to think of the clothes the twenty-nine-year-old pianist Yuja...
Uchida Gets a Mixed Review

Uchida Gets a Mixed Review

Not every performance is stunning, even for the incomparable Mitsuko Uchida. Pianist Mitsuko Uchida could’ve been canonized or at least elected president if her audience on Thursday at the Kimmel Center held any sway, so cultivated, profound, and immediately...