Beethoven

“Hershey Felder, Beethoven” is onstage in a TheatreWorks presentation in Mountain View. (Courtesy Christopher Ash)

Felder takes on diverse tasks portraying great composers

Hershey Felder, in Mountain View this month performing his one-man show about…

 

Violin great Pinchas Zukerman appears in Chamber Music San Francisco performances in the Bay Area. (Courtesy Cheryl Mazak)

Zukerman calls for arts education, togetherness

Even when he’s not playing an instrument, Pinchas Zukerman is still performing.…

 

TheatreWorks presents “Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin,” a delightful one-man show about the great American composer. (Courtesy Eighty Eight Entertainment)

Everything about ‘Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin’ is appealing

A virtuoso pianist, singer, actor and playwright, Canadian-born Hershey Felder has for…

 

Leif Ove Andsnes plays a solo recital of short works by Sibelius, Beethoven, Debussy and Chopin at Davies Symphony Hall. (Courtesy Chris Aadland)

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes honors past, enjoys freedom of present

Leif Ove Andsnes is convinced that the great musicians of the recent…

Leif Ove Andsnes plays a solo recital of short works by Sibelius, Beethoven, Debussy and Chopin at Davies Symphony Hall. (Courtesy Chris Aadland)
Musicologist Christopher Gibbs opens this year’s Music@Menlo with a lecture on the life of Franz Schubert. (Courtesy James Ottaway)

Music@Menlo scrutinizes the great Schubert

Schubert’s timeless melodies have been sung by everyone from Pavarotti to Beyoncé.…

Musicologist Christopher Gibbs opens this year’s Music@Menlo with a lecture on the life of Franz Schubert. (Courtesy James Ottaway)
COURTESY  PHOTOCellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley play Beethoven on period instruments at the S.F. Conservatory or Music.

Duo plays Beethoven as Beethoven would have wished

Rarely does an encounter with the past forever change a musician’s relationship…

COURTESY  PHOTOCellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley play Beethoven on period instruments at the S.F. Conservatory or Music.
COURTESY LISA-MARIE MAZZUCCOPianist Alessio Bax plays a solo recital this weekend at Music@Menlo in Atherton.

Alessio Bax tackles Beethoven’s most challenging sonata

Piano virtuoso Alessio Bax agrees with Beethoven about the demands of the…

COURTESY LISA-MARIE MAZZUCCOPianist Alessio Bax plays a solo recital this weekend at Music@Menlo in Atherton.