Martha Argerich: Plays Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky

Martha Argerich: Plays Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky
Posted by on Nov 26, 2014

Martha Argerich Plays Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. This remarkable DVD presents two unreleased performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Both pieces are technically demanding and prove to be an ideal vehicle for Argerich’s musical inspiration, demonstrating why she is hailed as one of the world’s leading musicians. She is joined by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves, and André Previn, in two powerhouse performances that offer a unique glimpse into our classical music heritage. Lovingly restored, using the finest state-of-the-art technology, the ‘classic archive’ series from IdealeAudience and EuroArts features great performances from legendary artists, offering a unique historical glimpse into our classical heritage.

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Great pianist Martha Argerich Shares

Great pianist Martha Argerich  Shares
Posted by on Nov 26, 2014

Great pianist Martha Argerich is the last remaining pianist of legend. A wild child and a rebel at heart, this legendary Argentinean musician is surrounded by an aura of mystery: some find her too uncompromising, others generous and beautiful, yet to all she is without doubt incredibly talented. For the very first time on camera Martha Argerich shares with us her memories, confides in us her doubts, and transmits to us her incredible appetite for music making. Images of Argentina, rehearsals in the concert hall or at home, excerpts of recent concerts and archival clips complete this unique film on one of the most secretive and endearing artists of our time.

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Pianist Jonathan Biss:Beethoven’s Shadow

Pianist Jonathan Biss:Beethoven’s Shadow
Posted by on Oct 11, 2014

Pianist Jonathan Biss: Beethoven’s Shadow. This Kindle Single download takes you behind the scenes of performances of Beethoven’s works.

The American pianist Jonathan Biss is known to audiences throughout the world for his artistry, musical intelligence and deeply felt interpretations.

What is less known until now is that Jonathan Biss writes about music in a most compelling and engaging way. For anyone who has ever enjoyed a Beethoven concert or a Beethoven recording or one of the many films about Beethoven, this Kindle Single is an inspiring reading experience. For those of you who have heard Beethoven in concert or listened to a Beethoven recording, Jonathan Biss takes you behind the scenes of those performances. If your musical interests are much broader than Beethoven or if your interests focus on the creative process , this Single will fully engage you.

“On April 24th, 2007, Beethoven’s Sonata Opus 109 made me lose my mind.”

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They Came To Play

They Came To Play
Posted by on Oct 11, 2014

They Came To Play, a documentary about the 2009 Van Cliburn Competition, the process and the winners.

Sometimes, life comes between us and our dreams. And sometimes, we are fortunate enough to be reunited.

Multi-award winning THEY CAME TO PLAY focuses on the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs (hosted by the Van Cliburn Foundation), which gathers together 75 of the world s best amateur pianists for one week of intense competition and camaraderie. Candid interviews offer a glimpse into the lives of the competitors, who come from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions. All have struggled to balance their music and their ordinary lives some overcoming extraordinary challenges and now, all hope to make years of dedication pay off in the performance of a lifetime.

Overflowing with the talent and enthusiasm of the competitors and with the sound of their spectacular music, THEY CAME TO PLAY reminds us all of the passion that burns within us.

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Singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane: Parents

Singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane: Parents
Posted by on Aug 1, 2014

Singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane talks about the inspiration of his musical parents, famous father pianist/conductor Jeffrey Kahane








Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story

Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story
Posted by on Jul 10, 2014

Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story directed by Nathaniel Kahn tells the story of the great pianist who lost and regained the use of his right hand.