A&E Pick 6: Plays abound in the week ahead

Posted on February 4, 2015 by AmateurPianists No Comments

A&E Pick 6: Plays abound in the week ahead
The program opens with Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 1, with guest soloist Robert Edward Thies on the hot seat. The pianist, by the way, won the International Prokofiev Competition in 1995. $ 15-$ 55, with half …
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The Mariinsky in Two All-Russian Programs at Carnegie Hall
The performances exuded authenticity and palpable involvement, especially the account of Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony that concluded Wednesday's program. I have heard the piece better executed. There were some ragged stretches, careless entrances and …
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Boris Berman plays Beethoven, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev on Horowitz Piano
Berman, hailed as “a Beethoven interpreter on the highest level of achievement” by the Daily Telegraph, will play music by Beethoven as well as by Stravinsky and Prokofiev. The first half of the program focuses on Beethoven, opening with the Variations …
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