Klara Min, pianist, producer

Klara Min, pianist, producer

“Salute to GetClassical in School. Early education plays such an important role in one’s life, not to mention how essential musical education for children is. Big congratulations to Ilona for this initiative and wish you prosperity in this wonderful...
Vadym Kholodenko, Pianist

Vadym Kholodenko, Pianist

Ilona’s initiative GetClassical In School, is of the utmost importance, in making it easier for young artists to get inspiration from their experienced colleagues and to enlighten those, who never heard classical music. It brings about a life-long awaited...
Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard

Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard

An interactive musical show for kids, accompanied by their parents, Bach Yard encourages to share the joy of music with young kids, exploring a shared listening experience. Youngsters are introduced to that experience at Merkin Hall, where they are familiarized with...
GetClassical presents: Vendome Prize Winner Daumants Liepins in Concert and Industry Roundtable Discussion on Competitions In The Digital Age hosted by Zsolt Bognar

GetClassical presents: Vendome Prize Winner Daumants Liepins in Concert and Industry Roundtable Discussion on Competitions In The Digital Age hosted by Zsolt Bognar

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The Lang Lang International Music Foundation – The Transformative Power of the Piano

The Lang Lang International Music Foundation – The Transformative Power of the Piano

“It has been eighteen years now, since I met Lang Lang, and from the first moment we have developed a special and close friendship,” says Lukas Barwinski-Brown, who had worked with Lang Lang on his first recording for Deutsche Grammophon as their head of operations in...
Glenn Dicterow with Pegasus

Glenn Dicterow with Pegasus

Old time favorites and some new, made it into yesterday’s orchestral assemblage coined Glenn Dicterow with Pegasus. (All photo credits: Envogue Photography) Led by Pegasus: The Orchestra’s founder and managing director, pianist, composer and conductor Karén Hakobyan,...
From a Curator’s Wish List to an Institution’s Evolving Interests: John Glover and Kaufman Music Center’s New Vision for the 21st Century Musician

From a Curator’s Wish List to an Institution’s Evolving Interests: John Glover and Kaufman Music Center’s New Vision for the 21st Century Musician

Previously published by the author Ilona Oltuski on BlogCritics https://blogcritics.org/kaufman-music-center-john-glover-new-vision-musician-21st-century/     The administrator, producer, composer, and curator John Glover was recently appointed Director of...
Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School – Old School Meets New Age Spirit In Forming The Musician of the 21st century

Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School – Old School Meets New Age Spirit In Forming The Musician of the 21st century

It’s that eventful time in anticipation of summer break and at the Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School, kids conclude their school-year with some unique highlights. While some are busy preparing for their participation in the Kaufman Center International Youth...
Lars Vogt – All in for the big picture of music

Lars Vogt – All in for the big picture of music

On the morning of his sold-out Zankel Hall chamber recital with violinist Christian Tetzlaff and his sister, cellist Tanja Tetzlaff, pianist Lars Vogt opens Carnegie Hall’s backstage door for me. The trio’s artists hail from Germany and are Grammy-nominated musicians...
The Shed opens today, April 5, with commissioned new works in the performing arts, visual arts, and pop culture in the Bloomberg building’s innovative, flexible spaces

The Shed opens today, April 5, with commissioned new works in the performing arts, visual arts, and pop culture in the Bloomberg building’s innovative, flexible spaces

Evening view of The Shed from 30th Street. Photo: Iwan Baan, courtesy The Shed. Project: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Architect, and Rockwell Group, Collaborating Architect. Housed in The Bloomberg Building—designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Architect, and...
Breath and Hammer II: collective convergence for a personal itinerary – David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg at the Berlin Boulez Saal

Breath and Hammer II: collective convergence for a personal itinerary – David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg at the Berlin Boulez Saal

Clarinetist/Composer David Krakauer and pianist/composer Kathleen Tagg premier an eclectic musical journey, newly conceptualized for the “audience-in-round configuration” of Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal.                  ...
Archduke Rudolph: Beethoven’s Pupil and Patron

Archduke Rudolph: Beethoven’s Pupil and Patron

ASPECT Foundation for  Music & Arts                                 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:30pm Bohemian National Hall | 321 E 73rd St. | New York, NY   ticket-link use code GetClassical.org for discount $35 tickets Performers:Ignat Solzhenitsyn,...
Israeli Chamber Project –  Projects within the unending pursuit of musical exploration

Israeli Chamber Project – Projects within the unending pursuit of musical exploration

Embarking on their second decade as a chamber ensemble, the Israeli Chamber Project starts the 2018/19 season with a unique program, coined the Debussy Effect. With the music world marking the centennial of Debussy’s death in 1918, the ensemble takes the iconic French...
PIANOFEST IN THE HAMPTONS celebrates 30 golden years in support of its collective talent

PIANOFEST IN THE HAMPTONS celebrates 30 golden years in support of its collective talent

With Rites of Spring 30th Anniversary Concert at the Louis K. Meisel Gallery, Pianofest honors its founder Paul Schenly, and kicks off its new season with performances by Tomer Gewirtzman, Fei-Fei and Konstantin Soukhovetski If you are a budding concert pianist, what...
Arianna Körting and Robin Giesbrecht, Piano Duo

Arianna Körting and Robin Giesbrecht, Piano Duo

This Thursday, March 14th at 8 pm, piano lovers are in for a double treat at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Get tickets and $35 tickets with code AKR30133   Giesbrecht, a young German-Bulgarian talent — and one of the last pianists to study under Hannover’s...
Passage from Russia to America –  Pianist, composer and transcriber Vyacheslav Gryaznov delights in musical storytelling

Passage from Russia to America – Pianist, composer and transcriber Vyacheslav Gryaznov delights in musical storytelling

A version of this article was published on BlogCritics (Nov.31,2017) Currently enrolled in the Artist Diploma program at Yale University, Slava, as he is called by his friends, speaks freely about the experiences that brought him to America from his native Russia....

Classical:Next in Munich

Jennifer Dautermann of WOMEX (the World Music Expo) and project manager of Classical:NEXT, has succeeded in building a new platform for classical music professionals at Munich’s well equipped, easy to maneuver, cultural center Gasteig. The long overdue launch of...