April, 2015

Artists > Interviews > The Character of a Basso: An Interview with Riccardo Zanellato
by Maureen Buja | April 30th, 2015

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Italian basso Riccardo Zanellato will join Sumi Jo and Elīna Garanča in the Fifth Anniversary Gala of the Guangzhou Opera House in May. This isn’t his first appearance in the region, having sung in Hong Kong and Taipei in the [...] more >>

In Tune > Society > Bösendorfer - Carrying the Coat of Arms of Austria
by Georg Predota | April 29th, 2015

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Carrying the Coat of Arms of Austria

Every pianist knows that the standard grand piano has an 88-key keyboard! And in general, this assumption is certainly correct. However, if you stumble across the Bösendorfer Imperial Model 290 or the Bösendorfer Model 225, you will notice that these [...] more >>

Artists > Interviews > The Bel Canto of Life: An Interview with Sumi Jo
by Maureen Buja | April 28th, 2015

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Korean coloratura soprano Sumi Jo made her reputation in Europe starting in the late 1980s with appearances at the Salzburg Festival, the Vienna State Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera. She will be appearing at the Guangzhou Opera House in May [...] more >>