Exactly 75 years ago, between the 29th and 30th of September 1941 the Nazis killed 33.000 Jewish people outside Kiew in an mass execution that lasted 36 hours. This massacre was one of many only and there were only 29 survivors. In Dmitri Shostakovich’s 13th Symphony the first movement ( titled ‘Babi Yar’ ) deals […]
The eminent George Steiner here with a short clip, stating the ambivalence of the arts and the ( false ? ) claim that they support a more humane society.
Weekly short satire at its very best from the New Yorker. One can receive it free in one’s e-mail letter box. www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report
My last part of that complete and grand Schubert puzzle for piano will be released later in February 2017 by Oehms Classics: the Impromptus Opus 90 and 142, plus some important and unusual shorter pieces such as the Allegretto c-Moll D 915 , Ungarische Melodie D 817 , Adagio A-Dur D 604 and the Kupelwieser Walzer ( D […]