Congrats to Nina Stemme, who was awarded the prize of Best Female Singer at the inaugural Opera Awards in London. The acclaimed Swedish soprano performs with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on Thursday evening.
Rarely seen footage is at the forefront of the Great Pianists on Film series. Alfred Brendel’s performances of Schubert and Liszt pieces that he made his specialty; an Arthur Rubinstein Chopin performance from nearly 50 years ago; virtuosos Arturo Beneditti Michelangeli and Emil Gilels’ performances of Ravel, Beethoven, and Prokofiev; and “the most inspiring music film I ever saw” (Independent) on the truth about one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century - Sviatoslay Richter.
The acclaimed Los Angeles Philharmonic arrives in New York this week to perform two concerts at Avery Fisher Hall. Before they landed here, they traveled through London, Lucerne and Paris on an international concert tour, filled with bravos and ovations! Catch up on where they’ve been before this week’s concerts on their Tour Blog.
(Photo: Mathew Imaging)
“Spontaneous, impulsive, young, and fresh, the violinst Ibragimova and the pianist Tiberghien make an electrifying partnership.” - Times (London)
Violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Cedric Tiberghien bring their emotive and expressively dazzling duo to the Walter Reade Theater this Sunday morning, March 17th.
(Photo of Ibragimova: Sussie Ahlburg, Photo of Tiberghien: Benjamin Ealovega)