Video of the Week!

Here’s the latest video of artists from our “30 Under 30” list! This is #23, Salih Can Gevrek playing a part of Bach’s Partita No. 6 “Tempo di Gavotte”.

Trifonov: Here’s Why He’s The Darling

It will come as no surprise that Trifonov has produced a thrilling new CD. Album of the week: LISZT Transcendental Studies; Concert Etudes; Grandes Etudes de PaganiniDaniil Trifonov (piano)DG 4795529These two enthralling discs show exactly why the 25-year-old Russian...

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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...

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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...

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#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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Philip Glass Etudes

When Koyaanisqatsi came out, I saw it in San Diego as a young curator, and subsequently met Glass in Los Angeles in 1983. I've loved this music from my first encounter, and wish I could see Glass perform more often. Partisans who rate the quality of modern music by...

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