French conductor Laurence Equilbey is one of the lucky ones in the conducting world. Her domain is Le Seine Musicale, on the Île Seguin, an island on the Seine river between Boulogne-Billancourt and Sèvres in the southwest corner of Paris.
Browsing: Eyes and Ears on Budapest
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Pianist Géza Anda, was celebrated on the 100th anniversary of his birth, at the Liszt Academy on November 20.
Concerto Budapest Orchestra (directed by András Keller) has long deserved kudos for sticking their necks out to challenge the system to do what they feel is necessary for the survival of new voices.
During Müpa Budapest’s October Liszt Festival, two evenings – one in the Budapest Music Center…
Less than a week apart, two pianists detonated their surprise bombshells of keyboard genius on…