Over next few weeks we’ll explore one of the most underrated figures in classical music, Alexander Siloti (often spelled Ziloti, which is an accurate transcription from Russian). He is little known today, but there must ..
At the beginning of each year, I sit down and reflect on the year that closed, looking for lessons to be learned and opportunities for improvement. I plan out what I personally want to achieve and set goals for IMA. One thing ..
“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.”― Sergei Rachmaninoff The first time I heard Sergey Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 I was twenty-two years old. I grew up listening to his second ..
Someone recently asked whether I think of myself as Russian, or American. My initial response (without thinking) was – American. But as I gave this question more thought I realized that the answer is more complex. First ..