Teenage pianist wins Young Musician

A 17-year-old pianist from Essex wins the BBC Young Musician 2014 competition in what he described as the highlight of his life......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJul 15th, 2017

Musician convicted of killing concert-pianist wife

LONDON (AP) — A British jury on Friday convicted a classical musician of beating and strangling to death his wife, the successful concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 19th, 2016

At News Conference on His Stolen Prize Money, Pianist Shows Improv Talents - New York Times

New York TimesAt News Conference on His Stolen Prize Money, Pianist Shows Improv TalentsNew York TimesThe pianist Cecil Taylor, second from left, and District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson of Brooklyn, third from left, on Tuesday. Credit Chester Higgins Jr.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 23rd, 2017

Joe Sample, Iconic Jazz Pianist, Dies at 75

Legendary jazz pianist Joe Sample died on Friday morning in Houston. He was 75. The iconic musician, who revolutionized jazz fusion in the ’60s and ’70s, was also a keyboardist and composer for more than five decades, having worked with the li.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 13th, 2014

Pianist"s estranged wife indicted in daughters" deaths

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The estranged wife of an internationally known pianist has been indicted in Texas on capital murder charges in deaths of their two young daughters......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 3rd, 2016

Jeff Goldblum in GQ

Jeff Goldblum has chased dinosaurs, turned into a fly, stopped an alien invasion, and lived aquatically—all while becoming a jazz pianist, an internet phenomenon, and maybe the best-dressed sexagenarian we know. He sits down with GQ’s Lauren Bans to talk style and life. Photo Credit: Peggy Sirota/GQ Sweater, $250 by Diesel Black Gold Watch by Montblanc Glasses by [...] Jeff Goldblum has chased dinosaurs, turned into a fly, stopped an alien invasion, and lived aquatically—all while becoming a jazz pianist, an internet phenomenon, and maybe the best-dressed sexagenarian we know. He sits down with GQ’s Lauren Bans to talk style and life. Photo Credit: Peggy Sirota/GQ Sweater, $250 by Diesel Black Gold Watch by Montblanc Glasses by Garrett Leight Excerpts: On if he’s thinking about kids: “No,” he says, but then his eye twinkles again. “But, you know, they are cute, aren’t they?” On diamond rings: “I like something…modest, un-bling-y, anti-bourgeois, should we say? More bohemian, artist.” On preparing for his roles: “I am, as you may have heard, meticulous about preparation,” he says. For The Fly, he captured a house fly in a plastic bag and studied it for weeks. Before doing Adam Resurrected, he asked director Paul Schrader to make a list of movies for him to watch. Schrader gave him sixty; he watched all of them. For the full story and photo slideshow, check out gq.com......»»

Category: topSource: vipglamour/Jul 18th, 2017

Famed pianist, 92, to perform in Boston after heart surgery

BOSTON (AP) — World-renowned pianist Menahem Pressler is returning to Boston to play his heart out in the city that kept it beating......»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 15th, 2016

Hungarian pianist and conductor Zoltan Kocsis dies at age 64

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Zoltan Kocsis, a famed pianist and conductor and musical director of the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, has died at age 64......»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 9th, 2016

Pianist Lang Lang steps out of comfort zone with new CD

NEW YORK (AP) — During his musical career, classical pianist Lang Lang has tackled some musical titans like Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. Now he's gleefully taking on Jay Z......»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 6th, 2016

Pianist calls for shorter classical shows to attract younger audiences

Pianist Stephen Hough says classical musicians need to rethink performances to attract younger audiences......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJan 12th, 2017

Pianist producer Gutowski dies aged 90

Gene Gutowski, a Polish-US Holocaust survivor who produced Roman Polanski's The Pianist, has died......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukMay 21st, 2016

Pianist"s wife evaluated after daughters found slain

The estranged wife of a famed concert pianist was found suffering from stab wounds in her Texas home Thursday, her children dead in their beds.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsMar 19th, 2016

The Latest: Pianist mourns death of daughters

BENBROOK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of two daughters of concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko: (all times local):.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 19th, 2016

Texas pianist finds 2 daughters dead, wife faces mental exam

DALLAS (AP) — An internationally renowned concert pianist arrived at his estranged wife's home in Texas to pick up their two daughters and found the girls slain in their beds, police said Friday. Authorities say their Russian mother, who had suffer.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 23rd, 2016

Paul Bley, avant-garde jazz pianist, dead at 83

(Reuters) - Canadian jazz pianist Paul Bley, whose career spanned seven decades and myriad forms of the genre, died on Sunday at his home in Florida, according to his record company, ECM Records. He was 83......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 19th, 2017

Pianist Tao on quest to revive concert experience

Pianist Conrad Tao has played top concert halls from an early age but after the release of his latest album, he chose to perform for a casual crowd in a crypt under a New York church. The 21-year-old, who has won some of classical music's most presti.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 22nd, 2017

World renowned pianist, Yanni, visits Egyptian museum

CAIRO - Greek-American pianist Yiannis Chryssomallis, commonly known as Yanni, visited the Egyptian museum on Wednesday, concluding a 10-day visit to Egypt. As part of his world tour, Yanni arrived in Cairo on October 26. He performed "The Dream Concert".....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooNov 6th, 2015

VIDEO: Self-taught pianist scales heights of success

Lucas Debargue - a largely self-taught pianist from France - talks to the BBC's Lucy Williamson about his route to musical recognition......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukOct 31st, 2015

Pianist Kovacevich beats stroke, nerves to celebrate 75th

LONDON (Reuters) - California-born pianist Stephen Kovacevich, who made his public debut at age 11, has a lot to be thankful for as he celebrates his 75th birthday this week -- including being alive......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2015

China"s Lang Lang teams up with acclaimed Cuban pianist

Two of music's biggest names -- Chinese pianist Lang Lang and Cuban jazz performer Chucho Valdes -- fill the night sky over Old Havana with a one-of-a-kind concert. Gavino Garay reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 11th, 2015

VIDEO: Pianist plays on Brussels subway train

Commuters in Brussels had some unexpected entertainment on Saturday afternoon, when pianist Frank Braley staged a performance on board a subway train......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukSep 15th, 2015