Paintings in Sound

Vol: 185 | 1 October 2017

Enjoy the delightful French Operettas,
join the musical extravaganza with Daniil Trifonov
and Rafal Blechacz,
and what is the joy of being a musical prodigy?

Tingle Factor
Music in Our Personal
Works Disliked By
Their Own Composers
Carnival of Animals,
Boléro and more
Bettina Brentano
Everybody’s Muse!
Schubertiade Hohenems (October)
Dedicated to the famous Viennese composer, Franz Schubert, the first Schubertiade was founded in 1976 by Herman Prey in a small peaceful town in the western part of Austria called Hohenems. Schubertiade hosts four outstanding events annually (two in Schwarzenberg and two in Hohenems) that preserve intimacy and are constantly focused on mastering the impossible...
Date: October 5 to 8, 2017
Country: Austria
What's New
Born in a Mental Institution
The Operetta in France
The Joy of being a Musical Prodigy
Alma Elizabeth Deutscher
After a hard day of coming to terms with personal demons and morbid obsessions in a mental institution, not everybody is in the mood to sit through a seemingly endless Wagnerian musical drama or the monumental theatricality of a Verdi opera...
If you have been reading my miniseries on the shenanigans of abusive parents beating their children to musical stardom, this little story will probably restore your faith in humankind. I am talking about the pianist, violinist and composer Alma Elizabeth Deutscher, born in Oxford in 2005!
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Paintings in Sound
An Interview with Thomas Lennartz
Daniil Trifonov, Rafal Blechacz
and Arthur Rubinstein
We first heard Thomas Lennartz at the helm of his old organ – the magnificent Silbermann organ (built ca 1750-51) in the Dresden Cathedral (Katholische Hofkirche). Old organ in two ways -one is its age, remembering that Silbermann had been a good friend of J.S. Bach...
Two of the world’s most outstanding talents – Daniil Trifonov and Rafal Blechacz were featured earlier this month in the South China Morning Post. The article was meant to alert Hong Kong audience to their imminent recitals in late September and early October...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Der Kobold
(The Goblin)

Alma Deutscher:
Violin Concerto,
“Allegro vivace e scherzando”

Symphony No. 3
in F major

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