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- Nimet Habachy
The young man at the center of The Great God Pan must face claims about his past which he cannot verify but must nonetheless confront. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood considers this play.
This week's Showdown featured one of the great genres of Romantic-era chamber music, the piano quintet. We offered three great pianists and three great string quartets performing masterpieces of this repertoire.
Terrance McKnight is the WQXR weekday evening McKnight’s musical experiences — from glee club soloist and accomplished pianist, to professor at Morehouse College, and finally as producer and host of several music programs for public radio — have consistently juxtaposed the European Classical tradition alongside American classic traditions, such as jazz, gospel, African American spirituals and other musical genres.
Charlotte White’s Salon de Virtuosi helps gifted young artists on their road to success by offering them scholarships and concert opportunities. For the past few years, the gala grant awards ceremony has been held at Steinway Hall and hosted by the Young Artists Showcase host Robert Sherman. This year’s winners included the Amphion String Quartet, flutist Noémi Győri, violinst Erika Mitsui, and pianists Katalin Csillagh, Eunice Kim and Vassily Primakov.