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Thursday, March 07, 2013

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson has had a life-long connection with Chopin’s music. Ohlsson talks Chopin with WNYC’s Sara Fishko, in this edition of Fishko Files…

WNYC Production Credits...

Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister

Associate Producer: Laura Mayer

Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann

Produced by:

Sara Fishko

Comments [2]

Andrew Sharpe from TN

I wish a way existed so we could listen to the unedited interview.

Of course for radio there must be a time limit, however the mp3 and RSS free us from the neecessity to conform to a specific short interval.

Thank you...

Jul. 12 2014 10:41 PM
Peter J Blume from Westchester, NY

Thank You WQXR & Sara Fishko for this very interesting interview & commentary! Having both studied & taught at the Westchester Conservatory of Music, I am already a bit partial towards the great masters like Mr Ohlsson (& Jeanne Lamon--Tafelmusik, music director) who also passed through its halls.

One of my favorite Chopin recordings of his is:
"Garrick Ohlsson - The Complete Chopin Piano Works Vol. 7 - Waltzes"
Such incredibly sensitive & delicate interpretations...

One more observation--& I know it is probably a moot point, given that this is already a Classical audience here; but I find it so amazing that Chopin only lived to 39 years of age, given the maturity, sophistication & magnitude of masterwork compositions he left behind...in my humble opinion, a true genius.

peterjblume.com

Mar. 08 2013 02:34 AM

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