The Young Pianists Festival features a varied program dedicated to the fortepiano, Friday November 20 at Amsterdam’s Muziekgebouw.
A REVIEW by TILMAN SKOWRONECK
Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies’ Forte/Piano—A Festival Celebrating Pianos in History was held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, on August 5—9, 2015. A major event of the festival was the two-part Reunion Concert on Saturday, August 8, featuring the “Cornell seven”: the seven pianists who, in 1994, became the first to perform the complete Beethoven piano sonatas live on period pianos.
IN CONVERSATION WITH TOBIAS KOCH
Tobias Koch is a versatile specialist of the pianoforte and other keyboard instruments. He teaches at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. In his continuous exploration of sound, he is firmly rooted in the present, and with a forward view he tries to understand what has been done in the past.