I’m so glad Anne Goodwin has called in today. I’ve gone down with a terrible virus and I’m nursing a hot toddy and a temperature, feeling very sorry for myself. 1,160 more words
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Pianist Artur Schnabel compared Beethoven’s work to a mountain range: vast, imposing, with infinite pathways to explore.
So where do you start with Beethoven? Here’s my suggestion. 418 more words
Mark Morris is a name we all know and a person beloved for his many accomplishments throughout the world arts community. At the Banff Centre this past week, we came to know him for his more recent ventures as a music clinician and coach, and by the end of the week, also as conductor. 1,864 more words
John Storgårds’s Prom with the BBC Philharmonic was one of huge variety, as is expected of the largest classical music festival in the world. There aren’t many concert halls where you can hear a Haydn symphony, HK Gruber world premier and Petrushka, a staple of 20th century music. 669 more words
As he hops from country to country with the Vienna Piano Trio, pianist Stefan Mendl said the varying reactions to his performances are sometimes the most entertaining part. 410 more words