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September 17, 2022

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Omer Meir Wellber: “Really Good Conductors Are Able to Recognize the Potential in Others and Bring That Out in the Music in What Almost Feels Like a Magical Experience”

Composer, performer, and conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Omer Meir Wellber shares about his early influences as a musician, as well as an upcoming release entitled 'The Mandolin Seasons' that features mandolinist Jacob Reuven performing pieces by Vivaldi and Piazzolla.  →
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Robert Hamilton: “Music Has Always Been My Language. It Speaks to Me More Deeply and Prevalently Than Anything Else”

Robert Hamilton is an award-winning pianist, recording artist, and internationally respected teacher who has been featured in the book 'The Most Wanted Piano Teachers in the U. S. A.' We sit down with Mr. Hamilton to discuss his life, his  →
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Fanny Azzuro: “The Préludes Are Full of Miniatures in Which One Must Infuse a Lot of Emotions”

After graduating from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, in piano and chamber music, Fanny Azzuro won many international competitions in France and the USA (Cincinnati and Washington). Officially a Yamaha Artist, she is also supported by Spedidam,  →
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Adam Wakeman: “During This Period of Reflection, When the World Seemed to Pause, It Gave Me Time to Rekindle My Relationship With the Piano and the Classical Style I Started Out Playing on Those Early Albums With My Father”

The pandemic had a hand in Adam Wakeman's return to modern classical piano after 25 years. As a highly sought-after touring pianist, Adam played extensively with Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Travis, and others. He records and performs with his progressive  →
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Sara Davis Buechner: “Music Is a Path to a Higher Reality, to a Very, Very Beautiful Place. My Whole Life I’ve Wanted to Be In That Place and I’ve Wanted to Take People There With Me”

Sara Davis Buechner is not only an outstanding pianist and superlative teacher but is also a voice of her generation with regard to transgender issues and rights. We sit down with Ms. Buechner for a lively discussion of her fascinating  →
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Rami Bar-Niv: “It Seems the Piano Chose Me, and That’s What I Did for the Rest of My Life”

Rami Bar-Niv is an active pianist, teacher, composer and author. In this interview, he discusses his beginnings in music, his new autobiography as well as his first book on piano fingerings, his Rhapsody piano camp for adults, his compositions, and  →
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Sergio Monteiro: “Teaching Has Become Such a Big Part of My Life. You Learn So Much Interacting With New Students”

Steinway Artist and Director of Piano Activities at the Wanda Bass School of Music, Oklahoma City University, Sergio Monteiro talks about his early successes as a soloist, his upcoming performances of the Beethoven Sonatas, and his love for teaching piano  →
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Judith Jáuregui: “Perfectionism Is in Every Artist, Our Life Is Always About Getting Deeper and Trying To Be Better Every Day, Without Limits”

Judith Jáuregui graciously shares her thoughts and experience on passion in music, technique, and the joy of sharing music with others.  →
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Ahmad Jamal: “Everything Depends on the Repertoire That One Possesses”

Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal describes his musical roots in Pittsburgh, his monumental recording "At the Pershing", and talks about the future of jazz in the United States.  →
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Alicia Torra de Larrocha: “My Father Was My Mother’s Greatest Admirer and Supported Her to Become a Concert Pianist”

We have had a delightful conversation at Piano Magazine with Alicia Torra, daughter of the famous pianist Alicia de Larrocha. The following interview features discussions about Alicia Torra’s mother — her professional life, the family balance for a female concert  →
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International Journal of Music

The International Journal of Music (IJM) is the first online archive specializing in Music Performance.