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Conversation with Sergei Babayan: Exploring “Rachmaninoff for Two”
Sergei Babayan, one of the most influential pianists, has recently collaborated with Daniil Trifonov to release an album titled “Rachmaninoff for Two.” This album is a tribute to Rachmaninoff, who would have celebrated his 150th birthday this year. “Rachmaninoff for
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Known and Unknown
Interview with Composer Rodney Sharman and Pianist Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa
It is truly incredible to witness the profound bond between composers and performers and the level of dedication and passion that goes into producing new and impactful music. Rodney Sharman and Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa collaborated on their album Known and
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Schumann and Chamber Music
Interview with Théo Fouchenneret
When we think of Robert Schumann, we first consider his piano and vocal music as these are what he’s best known for. Pianist Théo Fouchenneret, however, would like us to consider his chamber music. Much of this was composed in
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Serenade, I Miss You
Interview with Texan guitarist, pedagogue, and filmmaker Nicolas Hurt
Meet Nick, a teacher, classical guitarist, and filmmaker who recently released an EP titled Serenade, I Miss You. It comes from the music of his short film with the same title. The album features his interpretations of works by himself
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Interview With Luís Costa About the Album Musíadas 1.0
An Album Dedicated to Music by Portuguese Composers
Luís Costa/Rui Pinheiro/Orquestra Filarmonia das Beiras – Musíadas 1.0 Can you name a few works written by Portuguese composers? Portuguese pianist Luís Costa recently collaborated with Orquestra Filarmonia das Beiras under the baton of Rui Pinheiro and released an album
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The Calling Card Sonata: Vivaldi’s Sonata for Solo Violin
Interview with violinist Javier Lupiáñez
As violinist Javier Lupiáñez and cellist Inés Salinas sought repertoire for their group Scaramuccia to perform, they were going through a collection of music by composers connected with Bologna. They reviewed manuscript scores from the Austrian National Library by composers
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Interview with Anton Hanson – Founding Member of Quatuor Hanson
On March 9th, Quatuor Hanson will be performing in Hong Kong for the first time, delivering a stunning debut performance. The quartet has won several prestigious awards, including the Concours de Genève, Diapason d’Or, and Choc de Classica awards, cementing
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Interview With Derk Van Der Veen About His Album “Baroque & English Music”
Meet Derk van de Veen, a composer, a guitarist, and a Baroque enthusiast who has recently released an album, “Baroque & English Music.” The album features five sets of pieces written in the Baroque style. In this interview, Derk will
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