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The Juilliard School graduate holds both a bachelor's and master's degree from the famed conservatory, and he's been described as having the dazzling technique and "wild passion" of Vladimir Horowitz, the footwork of Fred Astaire, and the glam sensibility of David Bowie.
Asbury Park Press
Hear Rachmaninoff concerto at NJSO show
Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 was already notorious in classical circles before it got turned into the stuff of myth in the 1996 movie "Shine."
Throwback Thursday: Pianist Myra Hess
Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women's lives.
Despite limited resources, Paterson kids get music education
From left, fifth-graders Luis Abreu and Kiara Duarte play drums with other fifth-graders during a performance at School 24. The students at School 24 in Paterson made music on Tuesday, a joyful noise set to a throbbing Caribbean beat tapped out on drums made of plastic pickle jars and played on secondhand instruments donated by other musicians.
Jessica Duchen's classical music blog
Odessa: Beethoven flash in the fish market
Here's what happened on Saturday in the fish market of Odessa, the city at the tip of the Crimea that was the birthplace of Vladimir Horowitz and the training ground for the class of Leopold Auer - Heifetz, Milstein and Toscha Seidel included.
The Vladimir Horowitz competition postponed for a year
"Due to the political and economical instability in Ukraine, administration of the 10th International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz has decided to postpone the contest, which was scheduled for April 23 - May 5," the competition's director-general Yurii Zilberman told The Day.
Oracular Theatre company debuts with 'Julius Caesar'
Despite the Shakespearean warning, a new theater company is putting on a production of "Julius Caesar"on campus near the ides of March.
Husband kicked out of family home by wife now lives on beach in tent with piano
Ben Treuhaft, 65, kips in a sleeping bag in a tent on Portobello Beach, uses a nearby swimming pool to wash and eats at a local cafe A music lover who wanted peace and quiet after his marriage broke down is now living in a tent with his piano on a beach.