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Simone Dinnerstein

Simone Dinnerstein appears in the following:

Los Lonely Boys Unplug; The Story Of 'Hooked On A Feeling'; Simone Dinnerstein Plays Bach

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

In this episode: Power trio Los Lonely Boys plays a distinctive brand of what they call “Texican rock ‘n’ roll.” Hear the three Garza brothers perform songs from their new album, Revelation, in a stripped-down acoustic session in the Soundcheck studio.

Then: Chris Molanphy tells the story of Blue Swede's song "Hooked On A Feeling" and its long-winding journey to No. 1, as part of Soundcheck's series, That Was a Hit?!?:

And: Simone Dinnerstein stunned the classical music world with her hit recording of J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations back in 2007. Since then she's played with the NY Philharmonic, made a record with songwriter Tift Merritt, and signed with a major record label. Hear the Brooklyn pianist perform works from her latest Bach-centric album in the Soundcheck studio.

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Simone Dinnerstein: Playing Bach's 'Inventions And Sinfonias'

Friday, March 28, 2014

Hear classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein perform works from her latest album of J.S. Bach compositions, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Graham Parker and Simone Dinnerstein on Bach 360

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Graham Parker, General Manager and Vice President of WQXR, and Simone Dinnerstein, one of the best-known contemporary Bach interpreters, discuss WQXR’s all Bach festival, Bach 360, March 21 (Bach’s birthday)–March 31.WQXR 105.9 FM in New York and WQXR.org will break with its regular programming to present an all-Bach playlist, playing every single piece by the composer—every cantata, every chorale prelude, every keyboard study—more than 1000 works total.  Dinnerstein’s album of Bach’s Goldberg Variations ranked 1 on the US Billboard Classical Charts in its first week of sales, and she’ll be performing her rendition of Bach’s Goldberg Variations on March 28, at 12 pm, in The Greene Space.

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Guest Picks: Simone Dinnerstein

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about WQXR's Bach 360 Festival. She also told us about some of her favorite things!

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The Greene Space

JS 30: Three Decades of John Schaefer

Friday, December 2, 2011

8:00 PM

In 1981, a young radio host from Brooklyn came to WNYC. John Schaefer was hired to read newscasts and introduce classical music, but soon found himself hosting a new music show that quickly became the on-air hub of the fertile downtown music scene.

Thoughout December, WNYC will celebrate Schaefer’s inimitable ...

In Studio: Simone Dinnerstein

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Brooklyn pianist Simone Dinnerstein is now in the top flight of classical pianists, and, to paraphrase a familiar song, she did it Her Way. She has another bestselling disc on her hands, called "Bach: A Strange Beauty," and she joins us to play live.

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Bonus Track: "Eine Kleine Mitternacht Musik"

Friday, December 03, 2010

Simone Dinnerstein performs the piece by George Crumb live in Studio 360.

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Simone Dinnerstein

Friday, December 03, 2010

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein tells Kurt about breaking into the classical musical world, topping the classical charts, and what it takes to make an iconic piece of music her own. She plays a selection from Bach's “Goldberg Variations” in studio. Dinnerstein’s next album, out in January, ...

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Bonus Track: "Eine Kleine Mitternacht Musik"

Friday, December 05, 2008

Simone Dinnerstein performs the piece by George Crumb live in Studio 360.

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Simone Dinnerstein

Friday, December 05, 2008

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein tells Kurt about breaking into the classical musical world, topping the classical charts, and what it takes to make an iconic piece of music her own. She plays a selection from Bach's "Goldberg Variations" in studio.

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Simone Dinnerstein

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein's 2007 recording of Bach's "Goldberg Variations" became an unlikely hit, topping the Billboard classical charts, reaching No. 3 on the Amazon charts, and for a time, leading iTunes in downloads. This summer she releases her follow-up CD, "The Berlin Concert," and tonight she performs at Le Poisson ...

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Bonus Track: "Eine Kleine Mitternacht Musik"

Friday, April 04, 2008

Simone Dinnerstein performs "Eine Kleine Mitternacht Musik" by George Crumb live in Studio 360.

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Simone Dinnerstein

Friday, April 04, 2008

34-year-old pianist Simone Dinnerstein scraped together the cash to record Bach’s "Goldberg Variations." The album was picked up by a major label, and reached #1 on the Billboard classical charts. She performs live and tells Kurt why that piece never goes out of style.

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Best Live Performances of 2007 (1)

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Today's encore of live performances on Soundcheck starts with Tori Amos, Simone Dinnerstein, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.

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Best Live Performances, Part III

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Soundcheck is highlighting some of this year's most memorable live performances in our studio. Today’s show includes pop star Tori Amos, pianist Simone Dinnerstein, soul band Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, singer-songwriter Andrew Bird, and more.

Simone Dinnerstein

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Brooklyn-based concert pianist Simone Dinnerstein avoided the child prodigy route in her career – taking her time to mature and avoiding the "competition circuit." Now in her mid 30s, she’s just released a recording of Bach's monumental Goldberg Variations. She performs live in the studio today.

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Wrath to Enlightenment

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Sit Down and Shut Up is part autobiography, part Buddhist philosophy treatise, and part punk rock memoir. Author Brad Warner joins us to talk about the unlikely encounter between punk rock and Zen philosophy. Plus, concert pianist Simone Dinnerstein is earning enthusiastic reviews for her recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations. ...