Vladimir Horowitz


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Russian concert pianist who was a leading international virtuoso (1904-1989)

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In 1944, Vladimir Horowitz was invited by the manager of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to hear the 16-year-old pianist perform a concerto with conductor Lorin Maazel, then only 14.
"Two years before Brandon Tartikoff joined NBC in 1980, I was privileged to produce a live broadcast with (classical pianist and composer) Vladimir Horowitz that was aired by NBC, while the legendary Fred Silverman was president.
At age 5, he was awarded the Vladimir Horowitz scholarship to attend a children's program at Juilliard.
Initiated into the piano by her great-grandmother, Regina Horowitz (sister of pianist, Vladimir Horowitz), GeNIA attended Kharkov State Institute of Arts before moving to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Trinity College of Music, where she received numerous prizes.
Eugene pianists Dean Kramer and Claire Wachter, to their considerable delight, have joined the ranks of such musical luminaries as Vladimir Horowitz, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Igor Stravinsky.
He has performed across the world, winning first prizes at the Vladimir Horowitz International Competition in Kiev and the Shanghai International Competition in China.
Sony Classical is the home of artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Murray Perahia and Vittorio Grigolo, as well as containing the musical legacy of Glenn Gould, Arthur Rubinstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Arturo Toscanini and Leonard Bernstein.
As AN AMATEUR PIANIST, I've always liked the story about Vladimir Horowitz, perhaps apocryphal, that when asked by someone how to get to the stage of Carnegie Hall, he said, "Practice, practice, practice." However, he didn't have it quite right.
LIKE THE GREAT PIANISTS Arthur Rubinstein and Vladimir Horowitz, who seemed only to get better in late age, some of America's aging poets are reaching their pinnacles of achievement in their seventies and eighties, poets like Mark Strand, Charles Wright, and Galway Kinnell.
These original mono recordings were made between 1919 and 1954, and the virtuoso performances by the likes of Vladimir Horowitz, Wilhelm Kempff, Myra Hess and Artur Rubinstein stretch piano technique to the limit.
Think of Biggs as the hedgehog and Fox as--ahem--the fox, or of Biggs as the organ's Artur Schnabel (though eschewing Schnabel's technical mishaps) and Fox as its Vladimir Horowitz. Yet even Horowitz never essayed Fox's feats, from 1970 onwards, of big-tent son et lumiere.
Steinway pianos have also found favour with everyone from the legendary Russian pianist, Vladimir Horowitz, to American singer- song writer Billy Joel.