Some composers’ names sound like their music.
From the archives: Yuja Wang’s days as a Wunderkind. Here she is, playing Chopin’s Op. 42 Waltz in A-flat major.
Stephen Hough goes film noire with Chopin for the Telegraph.
Ireneusz Jagla plays Chopin’s Prelude in G major, Op. 28, no. 3. What’s special about this recording? It’s played on the Pleyel piano Chopin used while at the monastery in Valldemossa in Mallorca, Spain.
Rubinstein’s rendition of Chopin’s E minor Prelude, Op. 28, no. 4.
Horowitz plays a concert at the White House in 1978 for President Jimmy Carter.
Chopin’s Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1.
Stunning chromatic and pianistic writing.
Threadless.com, you’ve done it well.
Clever—if not factually confusing (the date?)—shirt posing the question of what it would be like if the superstars of classical music’s bygone eras were touring today…