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- Toronto Symphony Orchestra cancels scheduled performance by Valentina Lisitsa
Ukrainian-born US-based pianist Valentina Lisitsa has had an engagement with Canada’s Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) cancelled, allegedly because the soloist has expressed political views on the situation in Ukraine.
- The composer and pianist Ronald Stevenson has died
Ronald Stevenson, the composer and pianist best known for Passacaglia on DSCH, reckoned to be the longest single-movement work in the whole of piano literature, has died
- Pianist Hélène Grimaud steps up fundraising efforts for wolf charity
Hélène Grimaud is giving two special concerts with the Stamford Symphony Orchestra to raise money for the Wolf Conservation Center.
- First publication of Antoine Reicha’s Sonata in D
Antoine Reicha’s (1770-1836) Sonata in D – described by its current editor as ‘rock music of the early 19th century’ – has received its first formal publication, over 200 years since it first appeared in manuscript.
- Rare Rzewski performance at this year's Glamorgan Festival
Pianist Robin Green will play Rzewski’s seldom-performed work The People United Will Never Be Defeated! at the Vale of Glamorgan Festival in May
Contents for International Piano
Simon Callaghan investigates the oeuvre of Roger Sacheverell Coke
Alice Sara Ott and Francesco Tristano embrace the provocative side of four-hand repertoire
The latest gadgets and gizmos from the piano world
Roger Sacheverell Coke (1912-72)
Simon Callaghan reveals why he made the world premiere recording of Coke’s Preludes and Variations
Explore the score
Pierre-Laurent Aimard offers insight into Ligeti’s piano works
The life and work of jazz pianist and songwriter Cole Porter
Creative programming at the Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo
A broader palette
The newly discovered collection of previously unseen sketches by pianist Felicja Blumental (1908-1991)
Norman Doidge, author of New York Times bestseller The Brain That Changes Itself, talks notes and neurons
The importance of Glenn Gould’s seminal recording of the Bach Goldberg Variations