Video of complete masterclass @Schmitt Music, Englewood, CO, 2019.04.19

Thanks to Steve Valdek and Barry Damerell @Schmitt Music, Denver’s Steinway dealer, for capturing this class in its entirety. The kids were great and game for trying new things. This was followed next day by my all-Liszt recital for Englewood Arts, on the beautiful Steinway D on loan from the Colorado Symphony, lovingly and expertly …

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An apology

Re: the rally in Tampa, I had a teaching moment, caught up in the outrage viewing this inchoate and virulent mob, the President* egging them on in his dangerously autocratic framing of the press as the ‘enemy of the people’, I posted the spittle-flecked footage and made a good pun on ‘euphemism’ that I quickly …

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Mozart Concerto in Eb Major, K. 482 with Maestro John DeMain and the Madison Symphony

So thrilled to be with John DeMain and the wonderful Madison Symphony for this weekend of performances, May 4-6, of my favorite Mozart Concerto. Years ago, when I was learning it, I confided to Claude Frank that I was filling in and writing a cadenza for the last movement. He feigned shock: “the piece already …

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