The Notes crew first spotted violist Juan Miguel Hernandez, First Prize winner of the 2009 Brahms Competition and founding member of the Harlem Quartet, down in the 65th Street Subway Station in New York City.
One fiery autumn afternoon, pianist Kimball Gallagher sat down for lunch with Notes On The Road at Hastings on Hudson, a charming stone-house waterfront café situated just north of Manhattan.
Interview by John McMurtery. On a cold and snowy afternoon in February, I sat down with British pianist Philip Edward Fisher to discuss his debut solo CD: Handel’s Keyboard Suites (Volume 1), recently released on the Naxos label.
Meet Carrie Feiner, the exclusive artist manager to pianistic phenom, Sara Buechner.
Feiner is setting a new-wave trend in the music industry that channels the ghosts of great managers past, her work a throwback to an era when classical managers were more than booking agents; a time when they vowed to serve and protect the longevity of their artists’ careers.
Notes on the Road asked New York City Opera flutist and uber-chess officionado, John McMurtery, to talk to us about his passion for the infamous 64-squares.
John weighed in with remarkable insights on what continually drives him to step up his game, what training methods he finds most effective, and which slippery tips and tricks to watch out for from a brand-new kind of opponent.
New York, NY - We caught up with pianist Yevgeny Sudbin at the opulent Fifth Avenue residence of one of his patrons, as he was passing through NYC on an intense worldwide tour.