Having last year again studied, with the remarkable insight available from András Schiff, all of Beethoven’s piano sonatas, I have now made my way, after several attempts the last months, with interruptions due to computer collapse and interpersonal commitments, through Beethoven’s… 360 more words
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Being a concert pianist has got to be one of the most exhausting of careers, yet Angela Hewitt continued to shine long after her brilliant performance in front of a full-house audience at Dominion-Chalmers United Church on Wednesday. 252 more words
At Dominion-Chalmers United Church
Reviewed Wednesday night
Frigid temperatures have meant lacklustre attendance at Ottawa concerts the past couple of weeks. But last night’s recital by Angela Hewitt proved the pianist’s enduring popularity in her hometown, with a house so full that the Ottawa Chamber Music Society claimed it was its best-selling concert ever. 360 more words
This article was published on the Chicago Classical Review, January 5, 2015.
“I have copious amounts of energy,” said Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter during a recent phone interview from her home in the Swedish countryside, “And I’m very thankful for that asset.” The answer comes in response to the question of how the celebrated singer, verging on 60, continues to stay in demand, while maintaining a a seemingly tireless performance schedule as diverse as it is ambitious. 1,162 more words