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NEXT!

By Daria van den Bercken, Julien Brocal, Introdans

NEXT! We often see and hear the piano as a solo instrument. But what happens when the pianist is surrounded by dancers? Pianists Daria van den Bercken and Julien Brocal are up for the challenge and experiment with Introdans’ dancers and youn...

Pavel Kolesnikov and Samson Tsoy, London, September 2020

From Living Room to Concert Hall – Part I

By Pavel Kolesnikov, Samson Tsoy

PART I Chamber music originated when friends and family came together to listen to piano music in the comfort of their living rooms. That’s why we start the evening in a homely setting and let the music take us on a journey to the moder...

Samson Tsoy // City Music Foundation // 22 October 2020

From Living Room to Concert Hall – Part II

By Pavel Kolesnikov, Samson Tsoy, Anthony Marwood, Jennifer Stumm, Jakob Koranyi

Part II Chamber music originated when friends and family came together to listen to piano music in the comfort of their living rooms. That’s why we start the evening in a homely setting and let the music take us on a journey to the mode...

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From Living Room to Concert Hall – Part III

By Pavel Kolesnikov, Anthony Marwood, Jennifer Stumm, Jakob Koranyi

PART III Chamber music originated when friends and family came together to listen to piano music in the comfort of their living rooms. That’s why we start the evening in a homely setting and let the music take us on a journey to the...

Daria van den Bercken

The Magic Merry-Go-Round

By Daria van den Bercken, Pavel Kolesnikov, Samson Tsoy

1985. Six-year-old Daria waltzes over to the teacher across the street to take her first-ever music lesson. Soon, we hear the first children’s songs fill the living room. ‘Ten minutes’ practice every day,’ she’s told. The music transports her t...

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Solo Devil Dances [Soloduiveldansen]

By Hannes Minnaar

Nobody knows how long Simoen ten Holt’s Soloduiveldansen last. The composer leaves it up to the performer how many repeats he or she makes. Leave the hustle and bustle of the outside world behind you and experience the hypnotic effect...

Tamara Stefanovich
Photo: Marco Borggreve

Piano, Piano with Amsterdam Sinfonietta

By Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Tamara Stefanovich

‘Fearless, dazzling, exceptional,’ were the words The Guardian used to describe pianist Tamara Stefanovich. Amsterdam Sinfonietta accompanies soloist Tamara Stefanovich in solo works for piano and strings by Busoni and Wagemans. In this program...

Boris Giltburg (B&W) 16-9

Beethoven’s Birthday Party

By Phion, Boris Giltburg

Beethoven’s 250th birthday party was cancelled last year, like most of our parties. A real shame because Beethoven contributed so much to piano music. So, to make up for it, we’re gonna hang up a few streamers and pop a few poppers, by performi...

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Pictures at an Exhibition

By Blazerssectie Phion

Few works are as expressively written as Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. When you hear it, you imagine you’re actually strolling through a museum from one room to the next, admiring the paintings on exhibit. Perhaps you l...

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Between Sleep & Waking

By Einav Yarden, Anthony Marwood, Jennifer Stumm, Jakob Koranyi

Worlds intertwine in your dreams – you bump into your gym buddy at work while your grandma walks past. You know you’re dreaming, but you also half awake. A knock at the door and you’re wide awake and you realise with a start where you are. ...

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