Posts Tagged ‘piano’
Fei-Fei Dong plays a free concert at Fort Worth Library, Thursday.

Preludes to Nothing

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In the time of Bach, preludes were a genre of small musical pieces for the keyboard intended to introduce a larger work. However, in 1815 the German composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel published a set of piano preludes that were mea...


Kern really opened up after intermission. Rodger Mallison/The Cliburn

The Piano in the Piano

Olga Kern inaugurates a new classical music venue at the Kimbell.
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The Van Cliburn Foundation took first dibs at inaugurating the handsome recital auditorium in the Kimbell Art Museum’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion last week, and most of it was memorable listening. Russian pianist Olga Kern, co-...



Cliburn silver medalist Beatrice Rana performs with FWSO this weekend.

The Russians Are Here

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If the recent Van Cliburn International Piano Competition didn’t satisfy your need for Russian classical music (all three medalists chose Russian concertos for the final round), then the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has you ...


Purple Piano Texas

The annual TCU workshop/festival featured some of the best playing you’ll hear all year.
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For 30 years now, one of the most ambitious and popular extracurricular programs at Texas Christian University has been the annual Piano Texas International Academy and Festival. Every year, the intensive month-long music camp ...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 1 Given the role of the aerospace industry in local business, it’s not surprising that Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is paying them tribute in Ascent … When Dreams Defy Gravity. This exhibit, developed by t...


Van Cliburn Piano Amateurs

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Preliminaries of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs get under way Monday in TCU’s Ed Landreth Auditorium, with 10 countries represented on the list of 73 contestants. The amateurs competi...



Unheard Classics

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Last week, we wrote about Tan Dun’s Water Concerto in this space, and this week Fort Worth music lovers with a taste for the unusual will have more unusual fare to choose from. It all starts with the TCU Symphony Orchestra co...


The Other Schumann

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Ten years minus a couple of months after she won the gold medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Olga Kern returns to Bass Hall to close out the Cliburn Concerts Series season. The 2001 co-winner is now 35 ye...



The 5 Browns’ Father Pleads Guilty

Kristian Lin
By now, you’ve probably heard the extensively horrible news from the classical music world that Keith Brown, the father of the sibling pianists The 5 Browns, has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of all three of his daughter...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 22 The name of the game is beer at Central Market. For the next 12 days CM’s Brewtopia event features cooking with beer, beer tastings, and pairing food with beer, starting with today’s presentation about beer and bac...