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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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What Terrence Wilson, Samuel Barber and Kids Teach Us About Classical Music

Over the weekend, I attended the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks concert, which featured works by Samuel Barber, Sergei Prokofiev and Maurice Ravel. Although I could spend time talking about the fabulous pieces and the orchestra’s skill, what caught my attention … Continue reading

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