Category Archives: Pianists

Pianist Leon Fleisher and His “Nine Lives”

Leon Fleisher—pianist, conductor, icon—is synonymous with legendary pianists and musicians of the 20th and into the 21st centuries. He’s performed in great concert halls (Carnegie Hall), with major orchestras and eminent conductors (George Szell, Eugene Ormandy). He studied under the … Continue reading

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Interview: Pianist Jonathan Biss

American Pianist Jonathan Biss has come far since his 2000 New York recital debut at the 92nd Street Y’s Tisch Center for the Arts, and his New York Philharmonic debut under the baton of Kurt Masur. In two days, he’ll … Continue reading

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A Passion for Music – Emanuel Ax and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

What drives a composer to write music? A musician to perform? A conductor to lead? An audience to sit through two hours of music? Passion. To be passionate about music is a beautiful thing. As I sat through the Atlanta … Continue reading

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