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Jul 2, 2014 | The New York Observer

Peter Gelb Lacks Both Balls and a Moral Compass

We have this, through a frayed copy of the New York Observer, that the late Arthur Gelb, fabled managing editor of the New York Times, used a tuning fork to test his baby son Peter's musical talents.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Classical, Arts, Opera, John Adams, Israel, World News, Middle East

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Columbia Chamber Players to play Carnegie Hall

The famous story says that violinist Jascha Heifetz was on his way to Carnegie Hall when two tourists, looking for the entrance, asked if he knew how to get there.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, Carnegie Hall, Classical, Heifetz, Columbia University

Wed Mar 12, 2014

Canada.com

Classical music is changing with the times

It used to be that a Jascha Heifetz or a Fritz Kreisler was known just for performing; today it seems the engaged artist has so many more different responsibilities and roles.

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Related Topix: Classical, Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler

Tue Mar 11, 2014

TwinCities

Review: Schubert Club hosts YouTube piano sensation Valentina Lisitsa

Ukrainian-born pianist Valentina Lisitsa was about to give up on her classical career before she uploaded a performance of Frederic Chopin Etudes and became a YouTube sensation.

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Related Topix: Classical, Schubert, Frederic Chopin, Heifetz, David Oistrakh, Music, Entertainment

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