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As much as we’d like to, we can’t report on every classical music event around the world. That’s where you come in.

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155 Posts
Libertango Fun With My Daughters During Lockdown
Like the rest of the world, we felt deeply affected by the coronavirus crisis and when my youngest daughter started taping tissue paper as masks for her toys, I thought of doing a family project involving music, as a sort
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Hamish Milne Remembered
The British pianist Hamish Milne passed away on February 12 at the age of 80. Milne perhaps isn’t a household name for a pianist. His recording legacy was also far from prolific. Yet he shall always be remembered as the
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Beethoven’s Quartets: The Complete Recording
25 Years in the Life of a String Quartet
Jean de Spengler interviewed by Alexis Galpérine 1 The Stanislas Quartet celebrated its thirty-fifth anniversary in 2019 … Yes indeed, about one year after I became principal cellist in 1983, I realized my dream of founding a string quartet with
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Beethoven and Minona
In 2020, the world will celebrate Beethoven‘s 250th anniversary. Official events start on December 16, 2019, and run until December 17, 2020. The main events are concentrated around Beethoven’s birthplace in Bonn, Germany. In Bonn, Beethoven’s home has been reopened
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Lucas Debargue: When I Play Scarlatti, I Join Scarlatti’s Time
Four years have passed since the music world discovered Lucas Debargue at the 15th Tchaikovsky Competition. His peculiar path to music has created a new, different perspective on piano art. The conversation took place at the Riga Jurmala Music Festival,
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Inside the Jury Room
In November this year, the first Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Festival took place at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. In my role as founder and artistic director this involved months of planning, complex preparations and a few deep breaths too.
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A Convivial Celebration of Piano Chamber Music in Birmingham
The first Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Festival takes place next week, 20th – 23rd November, at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. The result of months of planning, incorporating a competition for young chamber ensembles, this promises to be one of
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In Celebration of the Piano in Chamber Music
A Brand New Festival and Competition in Birmingham, UK
Between 20th and 23rd November this year, the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will be home to the first Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Festival. Artists including the Gould Trio, London Bridge Trio, Katya Apekisheva, Christoph Richter, Esther Hoppe, Alice Neary, Robin
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