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Alderley Edge Methodist Church are pleased to welcome pianist Leif Kaner-Lidstrom to perform their April Lunchtime Concert on Wednesday, 18th April. He appears by kind permission of the Royal Northern College of Music and will be playing Brahms: "7 Fantasien" followed by a composition of his ...

Alice Dubpernell, an 81-year-old pianist and St. Louis Park resident, performed in MacPhail Center for Music's Spring I Honors Recital March 30 in MacPhail's Antonello Hall in Minneapolis. The recital is a high-level recital for the center's music students. Dupernell was one of nine students selected for ...
Syrian-Palestinian pianist Aeham Ahmad became known after videos of him playing piano on the bombed out streets of his neighbourhood of Yarmouk near Damascus were posted on Youtube in 2013. Now a refugee in Germany he's released an album Keys to Friendship with German jazz pianist ...

Gerald Clayton admitted to not knowing much about Piedmont blues until Duke University commissioned him to create a multimedia performance to celebrate the rich cultural landscape of the region. But once he heard Elizabeth Cotten's recording of her early 20th century piece, "Freight Train," ...
Sony Classical has signed German pianist-composer Volker Bertelmann – known to fans under the moniker Hauschka – in a new long-term recording agreement. The first album with the label will be a collection of solo piano works, due for release in 2019. Hauschka is a leading light in prepared piano ...
Sumter pianist Leann Pomichalek, 14, received the highest rating of One Plus, as well as Honorable Mention, for the entire Region II Midlands Division of the S.C. Piano Festival Association Competition held March 17 at the University of South Carolina School of Music, Columbia. Leann was judged by ...
Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Vijay Iyer is one of the few artists to play two different sets on the Rosies Stage at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Iyer brings out his sextet to play both nights of the Festival on March 23 and 24, presenting original compositions on both nights. Speaking from ...
Cann will perform works by Chopin, Bach, Brahms, Debussy and Gershwin. She began studying piano at the age of 7 and since then has placed in various state, national and international competitions. Tickets for the show cost $21 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Tickets are available ...
Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold plays piano on sea of ice! 17 March 2018 Last updated at 12:47 GMT. Have you ever seen a man play the piano on frozen sea, ... This is Gabriel Arnold and he is a famous pianist from Switzerland. Gabriel has performed in lots of what he calls "special places" such as the Swiss Alps and even ...
The other two pianists in the “3 Grands” trio, Nick Baker and Brent Gjerve, are both blind and living with autism. Potts, 26, plays and sings several nights a week at WareHouse '23 and Nom Nom Restaurant in downtown Vancouver, and he travels to other area gigs, too. His wife, classical pianist and fellow ...
There is a strange glamour about the Catholic priesthood that continues to fascinate even those who have nothing but contempt for what they see as its role as spokesman and symbol for outdated, outlandish dogmas. This glamour persists in the world of the arts too and over the past couple of years one of ...
New BOJ deputy is a career policy fixer -- and classical pianist. Amamiya, who has fought deflation for decades, is a contender to succeed Kuroda. TATSUYA GOTO, Nikkei staff writer. Masayoshi Amamiya, front right, at a March 5 confirmation hearing to be deputy Bank of Japan governor. TOKYO -- The ...
Russian pianist Olga Kern always wanted to play Mozart's double concerto, but she was waiting for the right pianist. Pianist Olga Kern will perform a double concerto on March 24. She found the right musical partner in her son, Vladislav. The Kerns will perform Piano Concerto No. 1 in Popejoy Hall on ...
The scientists presented the pianists with a series of photos of a hand on the piano and asked them to play the exact musical chords displayed. The series of photos were scattered with mistakes in a chord progression. The musicians' brain functions in response to these unpredicted changes were recorded ...

As an adult, those dreams have since come true: He's played at Carnegie Hall, performed with world-renowned pianists, won composition awards and published books of his piano compositions. He admits not knowing where to begin describing his latest feat: composing “Spiritus,” a film score for the Diablo ...
But decades before she became a broadcaster, McPartland was already making her mark on jazz and society. “She started out playing for the troops in World War II. That's how she met her future husband Jimmy McPartland,” explains longtime admirer and fellow pianist Laura Klein. “Then when she moved ...
Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold has given a concert on the frozen surface of the Gulf of Bothnia, in the northern reaches of the Baltic Sea. The recital, attended by tourists on an icebreaker, is part of Arnold's tour of Finland. He has performed in other "special places", like the Swiss Alps and the Seven Sisters ...
Scott Caizley grew up on a council estate in Rothwell, the son of a labourer. He became obsessed with the idea of becoming a concert pianist. But when he got into Trinity Laban music college in London, Scott floundered. 'I was struggling. I felt as though I was not 'fitting in'. I felt like a fish out of water.
Acclaimed French pianist Lise de la Salle will make her debut in Indiana as part of the Ovations! Series presented by the Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her performance begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Gorell Recital Hall, on the second floor of Sutton Hall. Regarded as one of the most ...
A pair of great pianists, Helen Sung and Isaiah Thompson, recently stopped by Morning Jazz to play and chat about what moves them to move us. Sung was in the first class of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, studying with Ron Carter, Jimmy Heath and Clark Terry — with all of whom she ...
Derek is a pianist and was performing at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair where Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned on November 1, 2006. Russia's string of warning tweets after telling Britain not to threaten a 'nuclear power'. However, before he started playing the piano he took a sip from the same cup that ...
Lompoc resident and concert pianist Wiliam Koseluk will present an afternoon of piano classics as part of a Lompoc Music Association program, beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Valley of the Flowers United Church of Christ, 3346 Constellation Road. Tickets for the show, which will be available at the door ...
While each composer has a unique and intriguing personal style, they influenced each other in ways that are not often so apparent. Several years before releasing this album, pianist Alan Feinberg recorded expressionistic versions of John Bull's unconventional English Renaissance keyboard pieces.
He was clearly one of the top pianists in America at that time,” UM's third music dean, the late William Lee, who hired Davis 52 years ago, said in Score magazine in 2008. After Davis won the Liszt Competition in New York in 1960, famed Russian pianist and composer Vladimir Horowitz invited Davis to ...
Six local pianists representing several different genres of music will be playing the newly installed baby grand piano. These musicians will not only demonstrate the beautiful sound of the instrument, but they will also share their exceptional talent. The pianists are: 1. Brian McMahan, pianist at Balsam Baptist ...
“I like to say, painters paint with color, but a pianist paints with sounds. Every musician has an idea how a piece will sound, much like a painter visualizes a painting,” said Besst, who was trained at the Chicago Conservatory of Music and enjoys playing pieces from classical pianists like Chopin and ...
I'm unlucky with Beethoven's Appassionata Sonata. Twice in the past year I've bolted for the exit as soon the pianist crossed the finishing line. The first performance was phoned in to the Royal Festival Hall by a washed-out Maurizio Pollini. The second was musical chloroform, so dreary that it would be ...
The Grammy-winning artist, largely considered the world's foremost pianist, is coming to Cedar Rapids today (4/12) to begin a free residency with a series of ...... "Most pianists would agree that this particular concerto is the pinnacle of all piano concerti, both in terms of musical depth and in terms of ...
I am sad that the great musician Donnie Heitler has died. All his ideas and taste were astonishing and original, and I hope that he realized how appreciated he was. He could be found creating surpassingly beautiful music around Champaign-Urbana for many years, and played at our wedding.Though he ... pianist
Artur Schnabel, one of the game-changing pianists of the 20th century and one of the first piano stars of the phonograph, is being celebrated today by the Library of Congress. His recordings of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas, made between 1932-1935 and collected in The Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas, ... pianist
He has been hailed as “one of the greats”, dazzling audiences from Miami to Tokyo. Such is his “freakish genius” that one Grammy-award winning producer even went so far as to say that Nick van Bloss was “the greatest pianist postwar Britain has produced”. Yet over the past ten years Van Bloss has been ... pianist
NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- To ring in the Year of the Dog, the Fourth Annual Chinese New Year Spectacular concert was held at Carnegie Hall here Saturday, featuring a young Chinese pianist's special solo performance using a piano to imitate a variety of traditional Chinese musical instruments. pianist
Every generation has its great pianists, and every generation also has one who stands out among those greats. It once was Rubinstein. It was Horowitz. It was Richter. It was Cliburn. It was Argerich. It was Kissin. Now it's Trifonov. Born in Nizhny Novgorod, Trifonov was a prodigy. To wit: He lost one of his ... pianist
Wu Han (right) and husband David Finckel (left) perform at the Harris Theater. Photo Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune. The Spectator had the opportunity to interview classical pianist Wu Han in light of her upcoming concert with her husband and cellist David Finckel. Named the “power couple of chamber ... pianist
They toured from New York City to the wilds of Alaska, and earned praise from critics and fellow pianists. That included the legendary Arthur Rubinstein, who said of the Nettleton Twins, “They are absolutely wonderful.” Their connection as twins had a lot to do with their success. Facing each other across ... pianist
That only intensified as Brown grew into adulthood, moved to this country and became a world-renowned Christian pianist. Which is why, when the Aurora man met Graham's daughter Ruth at the 2006 World Peace Conference in Ireland — he was performing, she was speaking — he confessed one of his ... pianist
Pianist and conductor Agata Sorotokin '19 is a morning person; she enjoys practicing piano in the early hours before class. In the evenings, she lets herself take a more “creative and experimental” direction with another mode of musical expression: composition. Sorotokin began playing the piano when she ... pianist
The renowned chamber orchestra A Far Cry was joined by pianist Simone Dinnerstein at The Society for the Four Arts Wednesday night, bringing new life to everything they played. The concert opened with the strings playing Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BVW 1048, ... pianist
Takakjian-Bedrossian, Felice, concert pianist and pedagogue with a long and distinguished career, died peacefully on Feb. 11 at age 91. Successful debut performances at Weill Hall in 1949 and Town Hall in 1953 launched her on a concert career that took her through North America, Central America, ... pianist
22, 1972, pianist Mike Garson had just joined his band. “I was really only hired for eight weeks,” Garson said during a phone interview on Monday. “The truth of the matter is, I didn't know who he was.” But what was supposed to be a temporary road gig turned into a decades-long musical relationship. pianist
“I like competitions,” says Andy. “I try to win. I also enjoy listening to the others who are really high-quality pianists and I like performing with my teacher.” Each pianist was awarded the opportunity to perform their piano concerto with the Olympia Chamber Orchestra at their spring concert on March 3. pianist
5 Make sure the pianist's name appears in the programme and is properly spelled. The name does not have to be the same size as yours, but spelling is important. Practise taking a stage bow together. Do not take their hand and raise it above your heads (that would be too much equality). Make an effort to ... pianist
Treat your pianist as an equal. The piano part is often at least as difficult as the string part, and several composers – Mozart and Beethoven in some of their violin sonatas, for example – regarded the piano voice as more important. Give the music to your pianist well ahead of time so that you will both be fully prepared by the ... pianist
The pianist Anastassiya Dranchuk, facing expulsion to Kazakhstan, has won a reprieve thanks to a huge publicity campaign and the intervention of Berlin senator Andreas Geisel. Anastassiya, 29, is relieved. She has lived legally in Germany for 17 years. The further absurdity is that both of her parents have ... pianist
Yamaguchi and her family just moved to Acton last summer. Previously, her family lived in the Detroit suburbs. It was while she was living in Michigan that she was introduced to the show's host: Pianist Christopher O'Riley, who asked Yamaguchi if she had applied to appear on the program. After her family ... pianist
After an extensive search for just the right piano teacher, he discovered jazz and refused to be taught other than by his muse, the late French jazz pianist Michel Petrucianni. Joshua now explores ideas within his music such as minimalism, microtonal and polytonal counterpoint. Most unique to his playing is ... pianist


 

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