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.
VIDEO PODCAST: New Recordings - Find out about Adrian Williams, Andriy Lehki, African Pianism, Heinrich Schütz and Walter Arlen, and meet Stephen Sutton of Divine Art Recordings, conductor Kenneth Woods, composer Graham Williams and others.
Benno Moiseiwitsch was born in Odessa, Ukraine, on 22 February 1890. He studied piano in Odessa and Vienna and first came to England in 1908, eventually settling there in 1914. His fame as a pianist of exceptional quality quickly spread, especially his playing of Rachmaninov's music. He died on 9 April 1963 in London.
Passport to Heaven - Bill Newman listens to the Russian pianist Nelly Akopian-Tamarina
Outstanding and unforgettable - Lilya Zilberstein's recital at London's Wigmore Hall impresses Bill Newman