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”.

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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How to save a 100-year-old piano

When an instrument speaks across generations, sometimes it takes a village to save it. Sometimes when an inanimate object has been around for a long time, it takes on a life of its own. Oh, if the 99-year-old Steinway piano at Roosevelt High School could talk, the...

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Wenwen Du opens new CRS concert season

Scarlatti, Beethoven, Shubert, Schumann and Prokofiev: a classic lineup. Keyboard brilliance is the hallmark of Wenwen Du, the outstanding young pianist who opens the 2016-17 Coast Recital Society concert season on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m. at the Raven’s Cry...

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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...

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#23 Piano Currents 30 Under 30: Salih Can Gevrek

Salih Can Gevrek, born in Turkey in 1992, began piano lessons at the age of 5. He was accepted into the prestigious Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Drama Preparatory School in Ankara at the age of 7. He continued his studies at Bilkent University with Gulnara...

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Yuja Wang with the Philadelphia Orchestra

We have at least six senses, and we use them all to varying degrees, depending on many factors. For instance, how much should what a musician wears influence your experience of the music? The Philadelphia Orchestra’s first subscription concert of the season was...

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