Composers > Love > Love on a cosmic scale - Olivier Messiaen, Claire Delbos and Yvonne Loriod
by Georg Predota | September 21st, 2017

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Olivier Messiaen, Claire Delbos and Yvonne Loriod

Claire Delbos was the daughter of a Sorbonne professor, a member of the prominent new music society “La Spirale,” and an accomplished violinist and composer. Predictably, she studied at the Paris Conservatory and quickly crossed paths with another highly talented [...] more >>

Artists > Behind the scenes > The Sorcerer’s Apprentice - He set the Piano Stool on Fire! - Alfred Brendel and Kit Armstrong
by Georg Predota | September 19th, 2017

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He set the Piano Stool on Fire!
Alfred Brendel and Kit Armstrong

On rare occasions, musical aptitude strikes without warning. I am pretty sure that’s what the British-Taiwanese parents of Kit Armstrong must have been thinking when their son, age 5, and without access to a piano, taught himself musical composition by [...] more >>