ARTICLE OF THE WEEK
Anna Antonacci, Teresa Berganza and more!
“Beyond the Eccentricity of Planet Pogorelich” What makes her one of the most highly sought after pianists?
- Schumann-Liszt Widmung Schumann's outpouring of love to Clara Wieck
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Hélène Grimaud, György Sándor and Martha Argerich How much was Hélène Grimaud influenced by her teachers György Sándor and Martha Argerich?
- Music as Art How I find a musical voice from artworks
- Guess the Music! Can you recognize the work and the performers?
- Musicians and Artists: William Grant Still and Sculpture Suite for Violin and Piano inspired by sculpture African Dancer and more
MUSIC OF THE WEEK
Taking not Spain but Cuba as his inspiration, Saint-Saëns wrote his Havanaise inspired, it is said, by a crackling hotel-room fire. Hearing in that sound a Cuban habanera, Saint-Saëns wrote over the rhythm to give the violin a kind of extended song.