December 2, 2019

In 2020, the world will celebrate the 250th birth year of one of the greatest classical music composers: Ludwig van Beethoven. I will take part of the festivities and perform one of his most iconic piano masterpieces, Variations and Fugue in E flat Major, Op. 35, "Eroi...

August 28, 2019

I have always been a firm believer that classical music has the ability to elicit powerful reactions beyond the notes we hear from the concert stage. Sure, we might hear a piece with a catchy tune, and we will be humming along all day, but I think classical music can d...

January 16, 2019

One of the perks of being a performing musician is having the opportunity to travel and visit various places. For me, I love finding parallels between music and travel. Earlier last summer, I wrote a post about an amazing vacation spot in Italy.

I just returned from a l...

March 6, 2018

As I mentioned in last week’s post, I am interested in works that are programmatic, pieces that contain a story, because I believe that the inherent purpose of music is to convey and express certain emotions. To this end, I also have a penchant for protest music—works...

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