Posts Tagged ‘piano’
A major piano festival and one of the best piano schools around play softly at TCU.
On a lazy summer evening at TCU’s Ed Landreth Auditorium, a casual observer probably couldn’t tell that one of Fort Worth’s most significant musical events is taking place.
The last great pianist from the country of Argentina was Martha Argerich, the sultry, eccentric, reclusive, unpredictable keyboard wizard who lit up the 1960s and ’70s with her volcanic musicianship.
Samuel James’ version of the blues mixes tradition, sly humor, and a knowing wink with a steady, almost hypnotic acoustic beat.
Lang Lang became interested in classical music the same way that many of us took our first interest in it: through Saturday morning cartoons.
Though traditional C&W singer-songwriter Ginny Mac has just graduated from college, she’s old-school Old West.
Ginny Mac is a throwback of sorts. The slight, shy twentysomething Fort Worthian lives somewhere between her laptop and the vintage Western wear she finds at secondhand stores.
As any good soundtrack should, Honeydripper helps bring the movie to life by creating, along with the scenery and the actors, the atmosphere that lets the DELETE breathe.
Trading in tails for jeans has been a blessing for singer-songwriter Jordan Critz.
Ad-libbing a new ending to a Mozart concerto changed Jordan Critz’ world – not to mention his standing in the piano competition in which he was playing.
Fort Worth’s cultural institutions continue to do their part to show us classical music as a vibrant, growing contemporary thing.
For the world, 1997 brought the Spice Girls and the death of Princess Diana, but here in Fort Worth it gave birth to something happier: the Mimir Chamber Music Festival. Musicians from the Chicago Symphony and Cleveland Orchest...
The piano, it’s often said, is the one instrument that can best approximate the sonorities and sound volume of an orchestra.