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Posts Tagged ‘piano’

Leonard Slatkin

We Can Be Heroes

The DSO honors supporters Penny and Harold Blumenstein and Leonard Slatkin. Although Leonard Slatkin has had a role very different from those of Penny and Harold Blumenstein in advancing the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), all three share a commitment to encouraging musical interests in young people. That shared commitment has resulted in their selection for…

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Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet! Photo by: Matthew Murphy

Waiting For Goffman

Actor, singer, musician and more Devon Goffman brings his talents to Detroit with On Your Feet! In a musical that celebrates the achievements of Cuban immigrants and the Cuban-Latin music they introduced to American audiences, Devon Goffman plays a Jewish role. He is record producer Phil in On Your Feet!, the show defining the hurdles…

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Igor Levit classical pianist

Tickling Ivory

It’s Gilmore Keyboard Festival time — meet two of this year’s stars. Just after performing a powerful concert in London, classical pianist Igor Levit received some powerful news: He was the 2018 winner of the Gilmore Artist Award. The prize? An impressive $300,000 in recognition of his piano talents. The award, conferred every four years…

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The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Rollicking & Rebellious

The Grammy-winning Klezmatics bring their high-energy music to Detroit to help celebrate the JN’s 75th anniversary. The Klezmatics aren’t just the best band in the klezmer vanguard; on a good night, they can rank among the greatest bands on the planet.” And Time Out New York knows what it’s talking about. More than three decades…

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