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Percussion

Cynthia Yeh: “I Didn’t Know How Hard Some Things Were Supposed to Be. I Still Tell My Students That to This Day; The Things You Think Are Hard Are Only That Way Because Someone Told You They Were”

Principal percussion of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cynthia Yeh, talks about her path to becoming a professional musician, how the CSO creatively handled the pandemic, and gives advice for taking orchestral auditions.

Cynthia Yeh: “I Didn’t Know How Hard Some Things Were Supposed to Be. I Still Tell My Students That to This Day; The Things You Think Are Hard Are Only That Way Because Someone Told You They Were” Open »

Piano

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 pianist in the ‘60s, anecdotes, and many other exciting topics.

Alicia Torra de Larrocha: “My Father Was My Mother’s Greatest Admirer and Supported Her to Become a Concert Pianist” Open »

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