Dame Myra Hess

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English pianist (1890-1965)


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In Admission: One Shilling, she tells the story of Dame Myra Hess, the celebrated British pianist who organised a series of lunch time concerts during the Second World War to bolster morale.
He has released two CDs, and in February performed on the prestigious Dame Myra Hess Memorial Series in Chicago, which was broadcast live across America on radio and cable television.
Norman Inwood on a wartime encounter as a boy at a piano recital by Dame Myra Hess.
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.
Carnegie Hall's triumphant opening night concert in Autumn 1960, just after Stern had successfully corralled the likes of Eleanor Roosevelt, Leonard Bernstein, Pablo Casals, Vladimir Horowitz, Dame Myra Hess and Jascha Heifitz in his efforts to save the hall, included Stern as a soloist with Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic.
He has released two CDs, and in February performed in the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Series in Chicago, broadcast live across America.
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.
In addition to a cash award of $25,000, as First Prize winner of this year's Piano-e-Competition, Chen will receive a Yamaha DC3A 6' 1" Disklavier polished ebony grand piano, a Spring 2005 New York City Debut Recital at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center sponsored by Yamaha Corporation of America, a CD issued on the Ten Thousand Lakes label, a Yamaha PianoSoft recording for the Yamaha Disklavier reproducing piano and engagements with the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert in Chicago, IL; the Minnesota Orchestra; the Schubert Club and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.
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.