Arete Quartet Wins Prague Competition

Arete Quartet Wins Prague Competition

The Arete Quartet from South Korea Wins the 2021 Prague Spring Festival Competition“Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Ruzickova Prize” awarded for first place in the Competition for String Quartets. The Foundation’s annual Prize is US$1,500 plus...

BBC Radio 3 Programme Music Matters on One Hundred Miracles

BBC Radio 3 Programme Music Matters on One...

BBC discusses ‘One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival’, a new book about Holocaust survivor and the world’s greatest harpsichordist, Zuzana Ruzickova. Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and author Wendy Holden pay tribute to her....

Documentary: “Zuzana: Music Is Life”

Documentary: “Zuzana: Music Is Life”

An award-winning documentary produced and directed by Harriet and Peter Getzels, Executive Producers, Emily Vogl, Frank Vogl and William R. Rhodes in loving memory of Louise Tilzer Rhodes. The sponsor of the film is The...

MUSICWEB Recording of the Month: SUPRAPHON SU4210-2

MUSICWEB Recording of the Month: SUPRAPHON SU4210-2

SUPRAPHON SU4210-2 [65:51] Both Viktor Kalabis’ Cello and Clarinet sonatas were written in the shadow of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. Both are marked by it and display a brooding, sometimes almost obsessive quality wholly understandable...

Recital at the Centro Cultural Las Clarisas de Elche, Valencia, Spain

Recital at the Centro Cultural Las Clarisas de...

Spain. June 7, 2018 –— recital at the Centro Cultural Las Clarisas de Elche, Valencia, Spain. Svetlana Tovstukha, cello and Eduard V. Agullo guitar, performed a program that included Viktor Kalabis’s Reminiszenzen Op. 46 for...

Mission Harpsichord

Mission Harpsichord

Sunday Feature  March 15, 2015:  From the “skeletons copulating on a tin roof” jibes of conductor Sir Thomas Beecham to its unfavourable characterisation as the ideal instrument of the Addams Family, the harpsichord is an often misunderstood...

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