with Dr. Katelyn Bouska | Listen here or in iTunes Have you ever had that experience of having a connection with music that you discovered, so that it seemed like yours? Disregard the fact that hundreds (of thousands) of other people … Continue reading Podcast: Illuminating Ištvan
a discussion with the wonderful Mitsuko Uchida This woman is just kind of a musical goddess. Not only do I love everything I’ve heard her play, from Schubert to Schoenberg, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed everything I’ve ever seen on YouTube of … Continue reading On Talent: Is it Enough?
An interview with Ana Mirabela Dina Photo credit to Ms. Dina’s son Leandro This week, we have our third installment in our interview series, and one I am very excited about. The piano is really the crux of my interest in classical music, and while I spend a lot of time listening to Mahler symphonies and Sibelius and whatever else, the piano is where it all started, and coming off an 80-minute symphony, there’s something pure and refreshing about a piano sonata or nocturne. I did away with the “The Ensemble” prefix this week because the piano is a self-sufficient … Continue reading Interview: The piano