Pianist Elisha Abas – Scriabin in den Genen

  Jetzt ist es endlich offiziell: Der berühmte Dirigent Gustavo Dudamel hat den israelischen Pianisten Elisha Abas höchstpersönlich eingeladen, im Juli 2013 mit dem Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Caracas aufzutreten. “Wir haben einen sehr guten Rapport und ich fühle geradezu Dudamels ansteckende Energie”, meint Abas. Dudamel hatte Abas schon einmal eingeladen, mit ihm aufzutreten. Das war im Jahre 2011, kurz nachdem er Abas bei einem Auftritt in Israel gehört hatte. Aber dann änderte sich...
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Pianist Elisha Abas – Scriabin in the Genes

                       The ante has just been upped: at the personal request of powerhouse conductor, Gustavo Dudamel, pianist Elisha Abas will perform with the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra in Caracas in July of 2013. Says Abas: “We have a great rapport and I feel Dudamel’s contagious energy.  I am sure it’s going to be an extraordinary experience.” After hearing Abas perform in his native Israel in 2011, Dudamel had invited Abas for the first time,...
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Setting Pianistic Standards: The Arthur Rubinstein Society And International Piano Competition

  You don’t have to be a pianist, but you do have to be a musician that we know and respect, to be invited as a juror of the competition,” comments Idith Zvi, as she invites me into her small office, which has a grand piano and is filled with portraits of Arthur Rubinstein. As the society’s artistic director, she (with only the help of a small staff) manages all efforts that make the...
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