Dame Myra Hess


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English pianist (1890-1965)

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Routledge, who was born in 1929, and brought up in Birkenhead, says: "As a little girl I saw Dame Myra Hess play in the Liverpool Philharmonic during the war, and it is something I shall never forget.
The International Music Foundation (IMF) was founded in 1979 by Chicagoan Al Booth as the umbrella organization for two of his music projects: the Do-It-Yourself Messiah and the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert series, both now cornerstones of the Chicago musical scene.
Meet Dame Myra Hess Musicians stories showcase in-depth profiles of the rising stars - both as people and as musicians - who perform as part of the prestigious Dame Myra Hess concert series available worldwide through the WFMT podcasts posted on the worldwide web.
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Dame Myra Hess, Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten, Paul Robeson, the Manchester Camerata and many others have appeared in the town.
It was also the same decade she had coaching lessons from the eminent piano pedagogue Benjamin Tupaz, who had just returned from London where he took lessons from Dame Myra Hess, a favorite pupil of Tobias Mathay.
Previous winners have been presented at the Kennedy Center, Phillips Collection, Dame Myra Hess Series, Chopin Foundation of America, in various recital series nationwide and on tours overseas.
Initially the paintings were stored in various country houses, but later found a permanent wartime home in a disused quarry deep below the Welsh mountains; while back in Trafalgar Square the lunchtime concerts, at which Dame Myra Hess played the piano, became a popular venue and an inspiration--for war-weary Londoners.
He has released two CDs, and in February performed in the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Series in Chicago, broadcast live across America.
Jonck enjoys recital collaborations with her singers and in addition to regular concerts at the Caramoor Festival, her recital appearances in the United States include Weill Recital Hall, the Bard Festival, the Monadnock Music Festival (Peterborough, NH), Music Mountain (Falls Village, CT), Van Cliburn Concerts (Fort Worth, TX), National Gallery Recitals (Washington, DC), Art Song of Williamsburg (VA) and the Dame Myra Hess broadcast concert series (Chicago, IL).
GOLDEN TALENTS: Notable musician Arthur Eaglefield Hull (above) who began what is now Huddersfield Music Society and (below) two of the artists who appeared in its concerts, concert pianist Dame Myra Hess and the singer and actor Paul Robeson
As soloist and collaborative pianist, he has performed at the Smithsonian Institution during the International Schubert Symposium, Steinway Hall as a winner in The Pinault Biennial International Piano Competition and Preston Bradley Hall on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series heard on National Public Radio affiliate WFMT 98.
It was first performed at one of the legendary lunchtime concerts in London's National Gallery organised as morale boosters throughout the Second World War by Dame Myra Hess.