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Journal: Juries in Competition
10.04.2019
When Skill Is the Deciding Factor
The world premiere of the Juries in Competition piano competition took place at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Between February 5 and 14, four juries delivered their verdicts—three expert juries composed of accomplished people in the piano world, complemented by an audience jury.

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16th International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna 2021
16th International Beethoven Piano Competiton<br /> Vienna 2021
Beethoven Piano Competition's Hybrid Approach Sets New Standards

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CD Presentation: Jasmine Choi & Hugh Sung
Brahms - Schumann - Reinecke
One might easily realize that most of the well-known composers of the romantic era had not composed much for the flute. To ease the sadness as a flutist, I've been performing works from the Romantic era written for other instruments since my teenage years and many of which are now considered as standard flute repertoire.

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Review Valentina Lisitsa - Tschaikowsky
For the 125th anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s death, Valentina Lisitsa presents the complete works for solo piano by Tchaikovsky. The duets were recorded with her husband and duet partner Alexei Kuznetsoff. Some of the works have just recently been rediscovered and were never recorded before.

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CD Presentation: Maki Nemekawa
Philip Glass - Piano Sonata
"I had written a sonata for violin and piano, but never just for piano. I thought I wanted a piece about a half-hour long, in other words I wanted to give Maki a substantial piece for her program, and something she would work on herself, and be able to use her talents and energy in a way that was personally made for her." Philip Glass

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Journal: The Journey Begins
A Picture is worth more than a Thousands Words
Much falls into oblivion over the years, and the more time passes, the more difficult it becomes to remember. The further stories took place in the past, the more they are reduced to their essence, limited to numbers, dates and facts.

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Aktuelle Informationen zu Veranstaltungen
Aufgrund der gegenwärtigen epidemiologischen Lage müssen wir schweren Herzens alle Veranstaltungen im Bösendorfer Salon sowie bei unseren Kooperationspartnern bis auf Weiteres absagen. Wir informieren Sie rechtzeitig über die Wiederaufnahme unserer Konzerte und Veranstaltungen.

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Obituary on the death of Christa Ludwig
She is simply the best!
I always thought Christa Ludwig was the greatest Brahms singer, but she was until I heard her sing Strauss. Again, I had to assign her a new throne. Then I heard her sing Wagner, and again I experienced the same thing. And when I heard her sing Wagner, and again I experienced the same thing. And when I heard her recently, with her incredible interpretation of the Old Lady in my musical "Candide", I had to give up. She is simply the best! (Leonard Bernstein)

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CD Presentation: Beatrice Berrut
Liszt
Beatrice Berrut's very internalized and expressive playing interweaves wonderfully with Franz Liszt's late work, which soberly and suggestively at the same time, opened the way to modernity.

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CD Presentation: Sir András Schiff & Jörg Widmann
Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Sonatas
Two great artists, pianist András Schiff and composer/clarinettist Jörg Widmann, join forces for the first time on record, performing Brahms’s late masterpieces, the clarinet sonatas op. 120, written in 1894. In between the sonatas Schiff plays Widmann’s evocative Intermezzi for piano. As Jörg Widmann explains in a programme note, these are works inspired by his friendship with András Schiff and by a shared love of Brahms, to whom they pay tribute. The album was recorded at Neumarkt’s Historischer Reitstadel.

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