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Forgotten Sounds: Graeme Steele Johnson on Resurrecting the 1897 Charles Martin Loeffler Octet

Graeme Steele Johnson and ensemble

'Loeffler was ultimately too American for the European musical establishment and too European for the maverick sound of the New World—a predicament that effectively wrote him out of both musical histories.'

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Book Review: ‘Weight in the Fingertips: A Musical Odyssey from Soviet Ukraine to the World Stage’ by Inna Faliks

Inna Faliks

"What's so great about Beethoven? He makes children laugh." A concert pianist's memoir recounts a musical education and a memoir-worthy life.

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Brahms, Liszt, Mozart and More: Aspect Chamber Music Series Continues in NYC and London

Alla Zingarese

"I just have a hard time believing Brahms would deliberately be such a rude guest!" Pianist Per Tengstrad talks to us about his upcoming concert in New York City playing the music of Brahms and Liszt.

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Concert Review: Pianist Lucas Debargue Deploys Bach, Beethoven and Chopin to Champion 20th-Century Composer Nicolas Medtner

Carnegie Hall

Debargue played Bach, Beethoven and Chopin to set up a fiery performance of Russian composer Nicolas Medtner's youthful piano sonata.

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Exclusive Interview: Parlando Founder and Music Director Ian Niederhoffer Previews October 4 ‘Odysseys’ Concert, with Music of Tchaikovsky, Jimmy Lopez, Joey Roukens

Ian Niederhoffer and Parlando

Parlando's creative, themed concert programming includes audience engagement and even "chili pepper" ratings for listening difficulty.

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