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l-r: Pianists Rudolf Firkušný, Nikita Magaloff and Arthur Rubinstein in 1960. (source: Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANEFO); credit: Joop van Bilsen; permissions: < a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en" target="_blank">Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Netherlands.)

Remembering Rudolf Firkušný

Giorgio Koukl | 25 OCT 2019 Thus year marks the 25th anniversary of the death of renowned Czech-American pianist Rudolf Firkušný. Born in 1912 in the Moravian town Napajedla, Firkušný began his musical studies with composers Leoš Janáček and […]

Emory Gamelan Ensemble (credit: Mark Gresham)

Emory Gamelan enchants with mix of old and new, East and West

Mark Gresham | 23 OCT 2019 On Saturday evening the ever-enjoyable Emory Gamelan Ensemble presented a concert entitled “Musical Confluence of East and West,” combining traditional music for Javanese gamelan, along with western classical music inspired by it and […]

Jessye Norman

International opera star Jessye Norman passes away, age 74

EarRelevant Staff | 01 OCT 2019 A truly international star, American operatic soprano and recitalist Jessye Mae Norman passed away on Monday morning at age 74 in New York City. The reported official cause of her death was septic […]