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Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8 Pianist - Evgeny Kissin

One of the most frequently read articles on this blog has been my interview with Lola Astanova, which I posted in October 2009.  At the end of that interview, I posed the following request: “If I were to select a few pieces that I would most like to hear you play, I would choose… 414 more words

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Peter and the Wolf

Eleanor Roosevelt Narrates Peter and the Wolf


PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf

by Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Eleanor Roosevelt, narrator.
Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor. 18 more words

Photography And Art

Current Listening: Yundi Li and Ozawa's Prokofiev and Ravel Concertos

The young pianist Yundi Li, who won the International Chopin Piano Competition back in 2000, shows that he is very capable of playing Prokofiev and Ravel in this recording. 185 more words


Romeos & Juliets

Sadly available only to Internet users in Canada, and those who can trick their browsers into thinking they’re in Canada, the CBC’s documentary Romeos and Juliets… 47 more words


An Interview with Maxim Vengerov

We speak the day after Maxim Vengerov’s 40th birthday, which he celebrated in Geneva by giving a recital in which the Yehudi Menhuin String Academy joined him for an encore. 703 more words


Gutiérrez, CSO reunite for Beethoven’s ‘greatest concerto’

Pianist Horacio Gutiérrez has performed in Chautauqua four times, but two of those stand out in his mind. His 2008 performance immediately followed a bout of lymphoma. 603 more words

The Arts

Current and Future Repertoire

I don’t think I have had such a straightforward title in a while. My current repertoire consists of the following: 86 more words