RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
RECENT: Composers Daniel Schorno and John Dante Prevedini discuss creativity, innovation and re-invention with Maria Nockin, Mary Mogil, Giuseppe Pennisi and Roderic Dunnett in our hour-long April 2021 video.
The American harpsichordist and writer (and occasional contributor to Music & Vision) Igor Kipnis was born on 27 September 1930 and died on 24 January 2002. Son of the great Russian bass Alexander Kipnis, both his career as a keyboard player and critic has been distinctive and widely admired.
CD Spotlight. Clara's Karma? - 150 years' postponement in publication of Clara Schumann's piano sonata, investigated by Jennifer Paull. '... Karen Kushner brings welcomed light ...'
CD Spotlight. Kipnis' Cocktails - Dances by Dvorák, Brahms and Grieg, reviewed by Jennifer Paull. 'This particular mosaic of magical components is just right!'
Mind my harpsichord! - In affectionate memory of Igor Kipnis, close friend and musical collaborator, by Bill Newman
A man of many talents - Jennifer Paull pays tribute to Igor Kipnis, who died on 24 January 2002
CD Spotlight - Issued afresh. '... sheer variety of registration colours ...' Igor Kipnis plays Bach's Partitas reviewed by David Ponsford
Record box - Four-handed music. Igor Kipnis & Karen Kushner, with Basil Ramsey
CD Spotlight - An early Kipnis recording, with Ann Bond