VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day Europe woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
Born in the north of Argentina, Mirian Conti is an Argentinian / American pianist based in New York City. She studied at Juilliard with Richard Fabre and Josef Raieff, and also with Genny Blech, Freda Rosenblatt and Byron Janis.
Conti specialises in a wide range of often eclectic repertoire, performing internationally and recording. On over twenty CDs she has recorded piano music by many composers, including Ernest Bloch, James Cohn, David Diamond, Morton Gould, Katherine Hoover, Benjamin Lees, Vincent Persichetti, Philip Ramey, Lalo Schifrin, Joaquín Turina, Michael White and Samuel Zyman.
She also gives lectures and masterclasses on the music of Spain. Since 2007 she has been on the Faculty of the Evening Division at Juilliard.
Further information: mirianconti.com
A Seasoned Champion of New Music - Argentinian-American pianist Mirian Conti in conversation with Andrew Schartmann
CD Spotlight. Immediately Appealing - Music by James Cohn, recommended by Ron Bierman. 'Conti is outstanding and in complete control throughout ...'
CD Spotlight. Extrovert Optimism - Piano music by Benjamin Lees, recommended by Patric Standford. '... a pleasant surprise ...'