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”.
From the blog of Frances Wilson (aka the Cross-Eyed Pianist), comes a great conversation with Boris Giltburg: Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? We always had a piano at home. I come from a musical family. My mum, my grandma,...read more
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...read more
We expect our accomplished pianists to have wide ranging skills, including composition. Or do we? Ms. Fujiki certainly inspires with her breadth of skills. Do you have questions for her? Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I...read more
It's not often we see a straightforward critical review. Like this one: Toccata Classics claims this to be the first recording devoted to piano music by the Czech-born Viennese composer Egon Kornauth (1891-1959). Judging from most of the works here, we haven’t missed...read more
Remember when Bill Gates bought Leonardo Da Vinci's sketchbook? This isn't exactly like that, but you'd be pardoned if you would like to hold a Beethoven doodle in your hands. For a price, you can. As reported in The Times, a previously unknown “musical doodle” by...read more
Remember how you first started playing piano? Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I hardly remember when I first started to play the piano. I remember that I used to have a red toy piano. My mom bought it when my older sister...read more