Henri Dutilleux has died. His work as a musician and composer is, and like Stravinsky, will remain a pinnacle of accomplishment from our time; and given how long his creativity lasted, it is fair to say his achievements span multiple generations.
I had the great fortune of working with both of these great men. In my [...]
Sometimes we are caught unawares just how much someone meant to us over the years. While I intended to use a recent opportunity to offer tribute to the great Janos Starker after a performance with the Detroit Symphony this last weekend, it was during the 43 minutes of playing the Dvořák concerto that I began [...]
I am so very happy to announce that the HEARTbeats Foundation benefit album that has been in the making for nearly three years has officially been released! Working with so many wonderful colleagues and close friends on a project that has so much personal meaning was an enormously gratifying experience. It’s available now for download [...]