Tiffany Poon: connecting with Schumann

A live wire buzzing with excitement and ideas, Tiffany Poon talks to Jeremy Nicholas about identifying with the twin sides of Schumann’s personality, and empathising with a creative temperament that...

Myra Hess: beyond the blitz

Bryce Morrison reassesses the legacy of Dame Myra Hess, renowned for her morale-boosting wartime concerts at the National Gallery in London, who struck some listeners more for her refinement than her...

Nikolai Lugansky: Mad for Wagner

Having recorded an album of transcriptions from Wagner’s greatest operas, Nikolai Lugansky talks to Tim Parry about his relationship with music that gripped him as a teenager and won’t let go

Historical Perspectives: Carl Friedberg

Mark Ainley introduces the historically invaluable legacy of Carl Friedberg, a pianist who studied with Clara Schumann, was coached by Brahms and taught for many years at Juilliard

Is the piano world inherently sexist?

Following the Leeds International Piano Competition’s introduction of steps to remove unconscious bias from its selection process, Charlotte Gardner reflects on some of the issues

One to Watch: Jan Čmejla

Jed Distler is bowled over by the musical empathy and strong personality of Jan Čmejla, a young Czech pianist who is making waves on both sides of the Atlantic

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