Happy Birthday to the great Martha Argerich
Music News & Info: Classical

Happy Birthday to the great Martha Argerich

“Great” is an often overused and mis-applied word, but is unquestionably appropriate in describing Martha Argerich. The great Argentinian pianist was born on June 5, 1941, which makes her 71 years old today. Her appearances are always events, partly because they are relatively rare.  Every few years, her name comes up on a local program, … Continue reading

Music News & Info: Classical

The musical haul from this Christmas

  Let’s see: The complete recordings of Martha Argerich on Deutsche Grammophon and Phillips (published by Decca) A Blue-ray featuring Ms. Argerich and Mischa Maisky in the world premiere of “Romantic Offfering,” a double concerto for Piano, Cello, and Orchestra by Rodion Shchedrin and the Sonata in A Major for Cello and Piano by César Franck, … Continue reading