Pianist Shai Wosner ‘Premieres’ a Piece Each Time

New Yorkers have had ample chance to admire internationally acclaimed pianist Shai Wosner, who has partnered in concert with celebrities like Martha Argerich, Pinchas Zukerman, and Daniel Barenboim. Photo: Marco Borggreve Wosner has been a regular favorite in piano series all over town, in collaborations with musicians like Martin Fröst, Jennifer Koh and Missy Mazzoli, and as a curating contributor of consecutive programs at the 92Y. Wosner’s interest in exploring subtle connections between works...
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Sir Andràs Schiff – Building Bridges for the Next Generation of Pianists

Andràs Schiff – world-class pianist, much-traveled cosmopolitan and critical spirit unafraid to speak his mind. Last year the Queen knighted the Hungary-born artist. In his latest incarnation, Schiff has become a supporter and patron for the next generation of young pianists. In between two Carnegie Hall performances, “Sir Andràs Schiff’ talks about his new passion. By Ilona Oltuski  This article was published in the German PianoNews Juli/August 2015 A concert-free day between two big...
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Klassisches Rollenspiel: Der Pianist Inon Barnatan

Dieser Artikel erschien in PianoNews, 2015,3 Foto: Marco Borggreve Alan Gilbert, Musikdirector der New Yorker Philharmoniker, beschrieb den 35-jährigen Israeli Inon Barnatan kürzlich als  “wunderbaren Pianisten und analytischen Kopf, der sich mit Leidenschaft seiner Kunst widmet und auch als zeitgenössiger Pianist sein Können unter Beweis stellt.” Und mehr als das: Gilbert, der in der New Yorker Musikwelt eine führende Rolle spielt, liess Barnatan eine aussergewöhnliche Position zukommen: im März diesen Jahres spielt der Pianist...
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Pianist Inon Barnatan – Classic Role-play

This article was published in the German PianoNews magazine, 3/2015 Staccato Verlag. Photo credit: Marco Borggreve Impressed with Barnatan, Alan Gilbert, Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, recently described the 35-year-old Israeli musician as “a wonderful pianist, a probing intellect, passionately committed, and a capable contemporary music pianist as well.” Gilbert, the leading force of New York’s mighty music citadel, in fact allocated an extraordinary position to Barnatan; this March, Barnatan performed Ravel’s...
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International flavor with Czech tradition

SubCulture, the intimate downtown performance venue, has established itself as an outlet for world-class performances. They have programmed these performances in collaboration with the greater Institutions of the classical world like the 92Y, and the New York Philharmonic. Yesterday’s evening with the Smetana Trio, jointly presented by SubCulture and the 92Y, brought musical mastery and international flavor to the local scene at Subculture, with their world-class representation of a wide variety of Czech composers....
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Hanna Arie-Gaifman – Kollaboratives vom ‘92 Street Y’

Hanna Arie-Gaifman vom 92 Y, © Joshua Bright Photography Als Direktor des ‘Tisch Center for the Arts’ am ‘92nd Street Y, an dem sie die 92Y Konzertreihe und das ebenso von der Tisch Famile gestiftete ‘Unterberg Poetry Center’ betreut, gibt Hanna Arie-Gaifman ihrer tiefsitzenden Leidenschaft und Kenntnis von Literatur und Musik nach. “Ich kam im Jahre 2000 an das 92Y,“ teilt Gaifman an ihrem kleinen Schreibtisch sitzend mit, auf dem sich in ihrem Büro...
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Hanna Arie-Gaifman – collaborative workings at the 92 Street Y

Hanna Arie-Gaifman of the 92 Y,  © Joshua Bright Photography As the Director of the 92nd Street Y’s Tisch Center for the Arts, overseeing the 92Y’s concert series and Unterberg Poetry Center endowed by the Tisch Family, Hanna Arie-Gaifman indulges her deep love and knowledge of literature and music. “I came to the 92Y in 2000,“ shares Gaifman, sitting at her small desk, loaded with papers, messages, and catalogues, in her office on the...
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Music – Education Scholarship available!!

MUSIC      This sounds so good – I thought I should share it!92Y School of Music offers gifted students a professional musical environment with numerous performing opportunities. The individually personalized curriculum includes year-round private instruction in piano, guitar, voice and all orchestral instruments in addition to a diverse selection of music classes, seminars and ensembles.• Classes: Ear Training, Theory and Musicianship, Performance Repertoire and Audition Preparation • Ensembles: Chamber Music, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Rock Shop,...
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