....a roundup of Chopiniana: current news, views, reviews, recordings and performances in the runup to the 200th birthday of the matchless Polish keyboard composer.

Saturday, January 26, 2008

The Chopin Currency - Jan. 26, 2008

Chopin News, Reviews & Previews:

A certain sameness mars an otherwise fine recital
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA
His Chopin mazurka had a preestablished framework that would encourage dynamism: The choice of mazurkas encompassed the composer's Polish nationalist side ...
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A virtuoso strives to outgrow his niche
Boston Globe - United States
"But at the same time, Mozart and Chopin and Schumann and Schubert and Haydn and Beethoven are just as essential a part of me as a musician. ...
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Gustavo Romero: The measure of a sonata
The Desert Sun - Palm Springs,CA,USA
The (anniversary) of Chopin's death, I played a Chopin cycle. Then there was the Bach in 2000. It was an outgrowth of these anniversary years that I did the ...
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This is Nottingham - Nottingham,England,UK
While studying in Paris he met Berlioz, Chopin and Liszt. He visited England in 1843 and settled here five years later, becoming the first to play all ...
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....is a roundup of all things Chopin leading up to the 200th anniversary of the matchless Polish composer for the piano in March 2010.