The 38th International Maria Callas Grand Prix will take place in Athens this autumn after a two-year hiatus brought about by the economic and political difficulties in Greece. The competition started life in 1975, immediately after the restoration of democracy [...] more >>
We sat quietly in a dark room, silent except for the slight hum from the air-conditioners. “Let’s listen,” we were instructed.
Barber Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Op.14Isaac SternNew York PhilharmonicLeonard Bernstein I have been fortunate to perform in some of the world’s greatest concert halls. It’s difficult to choose favorites but I will—four international venues, two historical and two modern— [...] more >>