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Bridging the gap between classical and pop
Chilly Gonzales loves both pop and classical music, and he wants listeners to forget about labels.
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Murray Perahia to receive honorary degree from Juilliard
Murray Perahia will receive an Honorary Doctor of Music in May from The Juilliard School in New York.
Redesigned grand piano sounds “clearer, more powerful”
Gergely Bogányi wanted a piano that sounded as harmonious as he always imagined, so he created his own.
Ingrid Fliter visits Wisconsin with Madison Symphony Orchestra
Gilmore Artist Ingrid Fliter performed three dates this weekend in Madison as part of her 2015 US tour.
Kirill Gerstein releases Tchaikovsky-approved Piano Concerto No. 1
Gerstein’s new CD brings the piece back to Tchaikovsky’s original intentions.
A piece of advice from Murray Perahia
It took 13 years of invitations for Murray Perahia to get in touch with the teacher who is credited for bringing him to fame, Vladimir Horowitz.
Beatrice Rana recital postponed to Feb. 2
The recital scheduled for Feb. 1 is now postponed to Feb. 2. Please call The Gilmore’s offices with any questions.
11 things you might not know about Beatrice Rana
Get to know the next performer in our Rising Stars Recital Series: Beatrice Rana, from Arnesano, Italy.
Hélène Grimaud among first performers at Philharmonie de Paris
Hélène Grimad, following her performance in a water-filled concert hall, continues to perform in ambitious venues.
21 gift ideas for the piano enthusiast
If you’re still looking for Christmas gifts, you’re cutting it close. We’ve compiled a list for the piano aficionado in your life, no eccentricities spared.
News: Hélène Grimaud to perform in a pool
From her program to her collaboration with Douglas Gordon to her waterproof footwear, Hélène Grimaud presents a unique concert-going experience.
News: Kirill Gerstein, Igor Levit, Conrad Tao and Ingrid Fliter
Happy Thanksgiving! The holiday weekend begins today for some travelers, one of the top 10 worst travel days according to USA Today. As you finish up your last workday of the week, prep your Thanksgiving side dishes or maybe even dust off an early box of Christmas decorations, catch up with The Gilmore and check […]
Gilmore Blog: Cellists use involuntary functions for classical performances
It’s not quite a trend, but these musicians have taken to performing with their hearts, brains and lungs to the full extent.
WFMT 2014 Festival Broadcasts
From the end of 2014 until early 2015, WMUK 102.1 FM will broadcast a weekly program by WFMT in Chicago featuring highlights from the 2014 Gilmore Keyboard Festival. You can listen to this broadcast live with WMUK (102.1 FM in Southwest Michigan) every Tuesday night at 8 PM from November 4 until the final episode […]
The Great Gilmore Getaway October 17-19
Join us this fall for a sojourn to Indianapolis, Carmel and Bloomington for three days of music, opera, architecture and cuisine. On Friday evening, October 17, we will hear 2010 Gilmore Artist Kirill Gerstein perform the beloved Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3 with the Indianapolis Symphony, Andrey Boreyko conducting. “Gerstein had ideas to be considered and […]
2014 Gilmore Festival Volunteer Fair
Be a part of the 2014 Gilmore Festival by becoming a Gilmore volunteer! Learn about the exciting opportunities available for volunteers at the 2014 Gilmore Festival Volunteer Fair: Friday, January 24 4 – 7 PM The Gilmore Office Epic Center 359 S Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 101 Whether you want to volunteer once or multiple times, […]
Andrew Hsu and Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Named 2014 Gilmore Young Artists
Two young American pianists, Andrew Hsu and Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, have been named recipients of the 2014 Gilmore Young Artist Award.
Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder to Replace Leif Ove Andsnes in CSO concerts in June
Join The Gilmore on a trip to Chicago to see 1998 Gilmore Artist Leif Ove Andsnes with the Chicago Symphony… and more!
Andsnes’ The Beethoven Journey Review by Gramophone magazine
Leif Ove Andsnes’ The Beethoven Journey was named recording of the month for November by Gramophone magazine. Read the complete review.