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Pierre-Laurent Aimard: The composers’ favourite pianist

Originally posted on The Economist. Click here to view original article.
Oct 31st 2011, 12:46 by M.C.
LONDON
When Pierre-Laurent Aimard gives the first of two piano recitals at the Southbank Centre, the hall will be packed, and not just because of his keyboard wizardry. At 54, he still has that… Read More >

Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s American touring plans

Originally posted on Examiner.com. Click here to view the original article.
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
BY: STEPHEN SMOLIAR
Pierre-Laurent Aimard is a musician of capabilities that run far beyond establishing himself as a master pianist. Those who have not heard him may still know him through the major role… Read More >

Bell displays characteristic freshness and intensity at Ravinia

Originally posted on Chicago Classical Review. Click here to view the original.
By Wynne Delacoma
Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 1:49 pm
Violinist Joshua Bell is an artist who never wears out his welcome. A virtually annual visitor to Chicago between appearances at the Ravinia Festival and Symphony Center,… Read More >

Classical ‘Rock Star’ Joshua Bell Takes On Conducting

Originally posted on NPR Music. Click here to view the original article.
by NPR STAFF
April 24, 2012
Joshua Bell, the violin prodigy who grew into what some call a classical-music rock star, has taken the helm of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Bell is the orchestra’s first music… Read More >

Violinist Joshua Bell: ‘French Impressions,’ Yesterday And Today

Originally posted on NPR Music. Click here> to view original article.
by NPR STAFF
January 16, 2012
When Joshua Bell was 21, he recorded an iconic piece of chamber music for piano and violin — the Sonata in A major by Cesar Franck. Today, Bell is 44 and he’s recorded it again. It’s on… Read More >