Tag Archives: Giorgio Koukl

Pianist Giorgio Koukl in recital, 10 March 2019, Dobříš Castle, Hall of Mirrors, Dobříš, Czech Republic. (photo courtesy of Václav Tichý)

An EarRelevant Interlude, #3: Il messaggero

Mark Gresham | 2 JUN 2020 Number 3 in a series of audio and video presentations curated by by EarRelevant’s publisher and principal writer Mark Gresham as part of his “Composer’s Notebook.” Several of our writers are also composers, and […]

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 […]

Pianist Giorgio Koukl in recital, 10 March 2019, Dobříš Castle, Hall of Mirrors, Dobříš, Czech Republic. (photo courtesy of Václav Tichý)

CD Review: Koukl proves an able match for Tansman’s piano music

Mark Buller | 23 APR 2019 TANSMAN: PIANO MUSIC Giorgio Koukl, pianist Grand Piano GP788 Release date: 8 FEB 2019 My introduction to the music of Alexandre Tansman (1897-1986) was some years ago, on the Naxos album Genesis Suite […]