piano http://kcur.org en WATCH: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson On The Challenge Of A New Piano http://kcur.org/post/watch-pianist-garrick-ohlsson-challenge-new-piano <p>Touring for any professional musician can be challenging. But for concert pianists, it’s also about adapting to a new instrument at every stop.</p><p>American pianist <a href="http://www.opus3artists.com/artists/garrick-ohlsson"><span class="st">Garrick Ohlsson</span></a> is a frequent soloist in Kansas City. <a href="http://www.chambermusic.org/">The Friends of Chamber Music</a> presented Ohlsson in concert in January.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:09:05 +0000 Julie Denesha 51774 at http://kcur.org WATCH: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson On The Challenge Of A New Piano Vladimir Horowitz’s Steinway Available For All To Play http://kcur.org/post/vladimir-horowitz-s-steinway-available-all-play <p>For six decades, classical pianist <a href="http://www.vladimirhorowitz.info/">Vladimir Horowitz</a> performed for concert audiences around the world. Horowitz died in 1989, but the Steinway grand piano that accompanied him on tour...is still touring North America.</p><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/HorowitzSteinway">Horowitz’s concert grand Steinway piano</a> arrived Wednesday at the Schmitt Music Company in Overland Park, Kan. And through July 11, visitors will have a chance to play the instrument.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 23:03:38 +0000 Julie Denesha 39757 at http://kcur.org Vladimir Horowitz’s Steinway Available For All To Play Rising Local Pianist Behzod Abduraimov Releases Debut Album http://kcur.org/post/rising-local-pianist-behzod-abduraimov-releases-debut-album <p>At the age of 21, Park University student Behzod Abduraimov has released his debut album on the Decca Label: Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6; Liszt; Saint-Saëns.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 18:24:29 +0000 Alex Smith & Sylvia Maria Gross & Zack Lewandowski 20034 at http://kcur.org Rising Local Pianist Behzod Abduraimov Releases Debut Album Park University Music Program Attracts Pianists from around the World http://kcur.org/post/park-university-music-program-attracts-pianists-around-world <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7b2c13e515-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7b2c13e515-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7b2c13e515-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-931001.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – This coming weekend, Kansas Citians will have the chance to hear two internationally-known concert pianists. And they're traveling all the way from . . . Parkville.</p> Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:42:00 +0000 Alex Smith 1967 at http://kcur.org Park University Music Program Attracts Pianists from around the World