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  • Music review: The L.A. Philharmonic conducted by Edo de Waart

    Friday at Walt Disney Concert Hall, conductor Edo de Waart led the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a three-part program that began with subtle Chinese philosophy and ended in Germanic self-aggrandizement. De Waart opened the program with the orchestra’s...
  • Injured From Tickling The Ivory

    Injured From Tickling The Ivory
    On Monday, one of the pianists scheduled to compete in the Van Cliburn Piano competition had to withdraw from the competition because of a hand injury. Right now, students at the University of North Texas are researching what causes these piano-related...
  • The cult of Glenn Gould

    It began, unpromisingly, with music written to put you to sleep. But when the dashing 22-year-old Glenn Gould recorded a little-known piece Bach had come up with to soothe an aristocratic insomniac, the pianist's ecstatic, ferocious playing kick-started...
  • The life and rebirth of a musical mastermind

    The pianist lay unconscious in his hospital bed, bandages wrapped around his freshly shaved skull. Just days earlier, he could achieve astonishing feats at the keyboard, his hands often disappearing into a blur of energy, his body rising from the piano...