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Reviews: Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI – Carnegie Hall Concert, New Album Mixing Ancient and Contemporary Music

Jordi Savall

Jordi Savall and his early music ensemble looped back to the popular music of the 16th and 17th centuries in concert, while a new album offers modern piano responses to ancient music.

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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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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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Concert Review: Ukrainian Pianist Illia Ovcharenko – Music of Liszt, Scarlatti, Silvestrov, Revutsky, Chopin (NYC, 26 February 2023)

Illia Ovcharenko making his debut performing at Zankel Hall, 2/25/2023

The 2023 Honens International Piano Competition winner dazzled a crowd at Carnegie Hall with the Liszt Sonata in B minor, Silvestrov and more]

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